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Schizodus xiangtanensis Fang 1987 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Schizodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 182904

Full reference: Z.J. Fang. 1987. Bivalves from the upper part of the Permian in southern Hunan, China. Collection of Postgraduate Theses of the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Academia Sinica 1987(1):349-411

Belongs to Schizodus according to Z.J. Fang 1987

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 lopingensis, 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

Type specimen: NIGP 71748, a valve (Right valve). Its type locality is Yintiansi (Douling Fm, Middle Mb), Xiangtan County, which is in a Capitanian marine mudstone in the Douling Formation of China.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 58.6