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Platystrophiidae

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Platystrophiidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Platystrophiidae Schuchert
2000Platystrophiidae Williams et al. p. 775
2003Platystrophiidae Benedetto
2005Platystrophiidae Zuykov and Egerquist
2007Platystrophiidae Zuykov and Harper
2011Platystrophiidae Rubel
2017Platystrophiidae Liljeroth et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderOrthidinaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
superfamilyPlectorthoideaSchuchert and Le Vene 1929
familyPlatystrophiidaeSchuchert 1929
familyPlatystrophiidaeSchuchert 1929

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitep
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Comments: LIFE HISTORY: Data from Meyer et al. (2009); pedically attached, epifaunal, suspension-feeder (McKerrow, 1979).f
Created: 2009-04-13 10:01:32
Modified: 2009-07-20 15:28:14
Source: f = family, c = class, p = phylum
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Middle Ordovician to the top of the Jaani or 470.00000 to 426.20000 Ma

Collections (1185 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ordovician485.4 - 443.4USA (Ohio) Platystrophia ponderosa, Platystrophia laticosta (77814)
Arenigian478.6 - 468.1USA (Maine) Platystrophia sp. (115153)
Arenigian478.6 - 468.1Argentina Ffynnonia famatinensis (115170)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Argentina (San Juan) Platystrophia sp. (8743)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Argentina Platystrophia sp. (8721)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0United Kingdom (Wales) Ffynnonia costata (69096)
Rangerian471.8 - 468.1USA (Maine) Platystrophia sp. (115156)
Volkhov471.8 - 468.1Russian Federation Platystrophia putilovensis (157104 157105 157106 157107 157108 157111 157122 157124 191689)
Volkhov471.8 - 468.1Russian Federation (Ingria) Platystrophia putilovensis (191685)
Volkhov471.8 - 468.1Estonia (Harju) Platystrophia sp. (191439)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Telychian - Wenlock438.5 - 427.4Canada (Manitoba) Platystrophia sp. (26718 26721)
Sheinwoodian433.4 - 430.5Sweden (Gotland) Platystrophia biforata (13598) Platystrophia sp. (13591 13592 13594) Platystrophia sp., Platystrophia biforata (13597)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4Canada (Ontario) Platystrophia sp. (14195)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4USA (Wisconsin) Platystrophia biforata (13353 26815)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4USA (Iowa) Platystrophia biforata (26702) Platystrophia sp. (25032)
Wenlock - Ludlow433.4 - 423.0USA (Illinois) Platystrophia biforata (26816)
Wenlock - Silurian433.4 - 419.2USA (Wisconsin) Platystrophia sp. (13069 13075 13104 13107)
Homerian430.5 - 427.4Sweden (Gotland) Platystrophia biforata (13599 13600)
Jaani428.2 - 426.2Estonia (Hiiumaa) Neoplatystrophia jaaniensis (160536)
Ludlow427.4 - 423.0Canada (Ontario) Platystrophia sp. (14196)