Platystrophia ponderosa Foerste 1909 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Platystrophiidae

Full reference: A. F. Foerste. 1909. Preliminary Notes on Cincinnatian Fossils. Bulletin of the Scientific Laboratories of Denison University 14(4):289-334

Belongs to Platystrophia according to L. P. Alberstadt 1979

See also Foerste 1909 and Zuykov and Harper 2007

Sister taxa: Orthis (Platystrophia) cypha, Orthis (Platystrophia) laticosta, Platystrophia acutilirata, Platystrophia amoena, Platystrophia annieana, Platystrophia anomala, Platystrophia baltica, Platystrophia biforatus, Platystrophia caelata, Platystrophia chama, Platystrophia clarksvillensis, Platystrophia colbiensis, Platystrophia costata, Platystrophia costatus, Platystrophia crassoplicata, Platystrophia cypha, Platystrophia dentata, Platystrophia elegantula, Platystrophia extensa, Platystrophia hongueda, Platystrophia hopensis, Platystrophia humilis, Platystrophia laticosta, Platystrophia lutkevichi, Platystrophia lynx, Platystrophia orbiculata, Platystrophia pogrebovi, Platystrophia profundosulcata, Platystrophia putilovensis, Platystrophia quadriplicata, Platystrophia saxbyensis, Platystrophia scotica, Platystrophia tramorensis, Platystrophia trentonensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (210: Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee collections)

Total: 210 collections including 214 occurrences

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