Platystrophia King 1850 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Platystrophiidae

Alternative spelling: Orthis (Platystrophia)

Full reference: W. King. 1850. Monograph of the Permian fossils of England. Palaeontographical Society 1-253

Parent taxon: Platystrophiidae according to M. Liljeroth et al. 2017

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Howe 1988, Jin and Chatterton 1997, Macomber 1970, Meek 1873, Mitchell 1977, Neuman 1964, Oraspold 1956, Oraspold 1959, Rubel 1961, Sepkoski 2002, Williams et al. 2000, Zuykov 1999, Zuykov and Egerquist 2005 and Zuykov and Harper 2007

Sister taxa: Acanthorthis, Ffynnonia, Gnamptorhynchos, Mcewanella, Neoplatystrophia, Salacorthis, Siljanostrophia, Vinlandostrophia

Subtaxa: 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 ponderosa Platystrophia profundosulcata Platystrophia putilovensis Platystrophia quadriplicata Platystrophia saxbyensis Platystrophia scotica Platystrophia tramorensis Platystrophia trentonensis

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Type: Terebratulites biforatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Belarus (1 collection), Canada (8: Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec), Jordan (1), Sweden (7), the United Kingdom (2), United States (56: Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Nevada, New York, Wisconsin)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (1: New Brunswick)

• Ordovician of Argentina (2), Belarus (9), Belgium (9), Canada (53: British Columbia, Manitoba, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (4), Estonia (90), Ireland (5), Lithuania (14), the Netherlands (2), Norway (17), the Russian Federation (33), Spain (1), Sweden (6), the United Kingdom (30), United States (753: Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Whiterockian of United States (1: Nevada)

• Arenig of Argentina (2)

• Arenigian of United States (1: Maine)

Total: 1109 collections including 1448 occurrences

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