Platystrophia trentonensis McEwan 1919 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Platystrophiidae

Full reference: E. D. McEwan. 1919. A study of the brachiopod genus Platystrophia. Proceedings of the United State National Museum 56:383-448

Belongs to Platystrophia according to E. D. McEwan 1919

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 ponderosa, Platystrophia profundosulcata, Platystrophia putilovensis, Platystrophia quadriplicata, Platystrophia saxbyensis, Platystrophia scotica, Platystrophia tramorensis

Type specimen: U.S.N.M39052, 66097.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (8: Ontario collections), United States (11: Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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