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Schizodus depressus Worthen 1884 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Schizodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 138633

Synonyms: Schizodus abruptus Girty 1915 [objective synonym] (no. 160147), Schizodus circularis Worthen 1884 (no. 160144), Schizodus depressus abruptus Girty 1915 [objective synonym] (no. 160146), Schizodus depressus circularis Worthen 1884 (no. 160145)

Full reference: A. H. Worthen. 1884. Descriptions of two new species of Crustacea, fifty-one species of Mollusca, and three species of Crinoids, from the Carboniferous formations of Illinois and adjacent states. Bulletin of the Illinois State Museum of Natural History 2:1-27

Belongs to Schizodus according to R. D. Hoare 1993

Sister taxa: Schizodus acuminatus, Schizodus affinis, Schizodus alpinus, Schizodus altus, Schizodus amplus, Schizodus antiquus, Schizodus australis, Schizodus bifidus, Schizodus canalis, Schizodus cardissa, Schizodus chesterensis, Schizodus cloacinus, Schizodus compressus, Schizodus compressus, Schizodus crespinae, Schizodus cuneatus, Schizodus curtus, Schizodus cycloliratus, Schizodus dianensis, Schizodus dubiiformis, Schizodus ellioti, Schizodus elongatus, Schizodus emarginatus, Schizodus ferrieri, Schizodus fitzroyensis, Schizodus globosus, Schizodus guizhouensis, Schizodus hedongensis, Schizodus japonicus, Schizodus jiangbianensis, Schizodus jiangheensis, Schizodus jiangxiensis, Schizodus kennedyensis, Schizodus lianyuanensis, Schizodus lopingensis, Schizodus magnus, Schizodus meekanus, Schizodus minutus, Schizodus negrii, Schizodus obscurus, Schizodus occidentalis, Schizodus ovatus, Schizodus parvulus, Schizodus pinguis, Schizodus rhynchophorus, Schizodus rossicus, Schizodus rotundatus, Schizodus sandimanensis, Schizodus schlotheimi, Schizodus securus, Schizodus sinensis, Schizodus subcircularis, Schizodus subobscurus, Schizodus subovatus, Schizodus subquadratus, Schizodus supaiensis, Schizodus texanus, Schizodus tibeticus, Schizodus trigonalis, Schizodus truncatus, Schizodus tschernjaki, Schizodus ulrichi, Schizodus wheeleri, Schizodus wyomingensis, Schizodus xiangtanensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell length 24.4