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Platystrophia trentonensis

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Platystrophiidae

Taxonomy
Platystrophia trentonensis was named by McEwan (1919) [= Platystrophia biforata Grabau & Shimer 1903. North American Index Fossils, vol. 1, 1903, p. 258; Cummings 1903 Amer. Journ. Sci, aero 4, vol. 16, p. 41.]. Its type specimen is U.S.N.M. 39052, 66097 and is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Platystrophia trentonensis McEwan p. 412 figs. Plate 42, figs. 3-6

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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
genusPlatystrophia
speciestrentonensis

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
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Locomotion: stationaryg
Attached: yesg
Life habit: epifaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-04-13 09:55:46
Modified: 2009-07-20 15:28:02
Source: g = genus, c = class, p = phylum
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Shermanian to the top of the Maysvillian or 460.90000 to 449.50000 Ma

Collections (19 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Caradoc460.9 - 449.5USA (Georgia) Platystrophia trentonensis (32574 32576 32577)
Chatfieldian460.9 - 449.5Canada (Ontario) Platystrophia trentonensis (26263 26267 26268 26269 26270 26277)
Edenian - Maysvillian460.9 - 449.5Canada (Ontario) Platystrophia trentonensis (26293)
Kirkfieldian460.9 - 449.5USA (Illinois, Iowa) Platystrophia trentonensis (23797 23798)
Rocklandian - Shermanian460.9 - 449.5USA (Minnesota) Platystrophia trentonensis (23277)
Shermanian460.9 - 449.5USA (Illinois, Iowa) Platystrophia trentonensis (23799 23800 23801 23802)
Shermanian460.9 - 449.5Canada (Ontario) Platystrophia trentonensis (26272)
Shermanian460.9 - 449.5USA (Minnesota) Platystrophia trentonensis (23278)