Family Platidiidae Thomson 1927 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Platidiidae

Parent taxon: Platidioidea according to M. A. Bitner and A. Müller 2017

See also Williams et al. 2006

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Platidiidae clepsidra Platidiidae concentrica Platidiidae davidsoni Platidiidae marionensis Platidiinae

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Type: Platidia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection), Vanuatu (4)

• Pliocene of Cuba (1)

• Miocene of Bulgaria (2), Cuba (2), the Czech Republic (2), Hungary (7), Poland (4)

• Eocene of Cuba (1), Ukraine (1)

• Paleocene of Denmark (9), United States (2: Maryland, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (3), Denmark (7), the Netherlands (1), Poland (3), the United Kingdom (16)

Total: 66 collections including 79 occurrences

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