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Schizodus lopingensis Kayser 1883 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Schizodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 174610

Full reference: E. Kayser. 1883. Obercarbonische fauna von Lo-Ping. China: Ergebnisse Eigener Reisen und Darauf Gegründeter Studien 4:160-208

Belongs to Schizodus according to J. H. Li et al. 1982

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 compressus, Schizodus compressus, Schizodus crespinae, Schizodus cuneatus, Schizodus curtus, Schizodus cycloliratus, Schizodus depressus, 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 jiaozishanensis, Schizodus kennedyensis, Schizodus lianyuanensis, Schizodus magnus, Schizodus meekanus, Schizodus minutus, Schizodus negrii, Schizodus obscurus, Schizodus occidentalis, Schizodus ovatus, Schizodus parvulus, Schizodus pinguis, Schizodus qinglongensis, 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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mingshan Coalfield, Loping Area, which is in a Lopingian carbonate limestone in China

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 13.7