Neoplatystrophia Zuykov and Harper 2007 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Platystrophiidae

Full reference: M. A. Zuykov and D. A. T. Harper. 2007. Platystrophia (Orthida) and new related Ordovician and Early Silurian brachiopod genera. Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences 56:11-34

Parent taxon: Platystrophiidae according to M. Rubel 2011

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

Subtaxa: Neoplatystrophia affabilis Neoplatystrophia deani Neoplatystrophia humilis Neoplatystrophia jaaniensis Neoplatystrophia janniensis Neoplatystrophia lutkevichi Neoplatystrophia quadriplicata Neoplatystrophia reversata Neoplatystrophia saxbyensis

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Type: Neoplatystrophia lutkevichi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of Estonia (9 collections)

• Ordovician of Belarus (2), Estonia (1), Lithuania (5), the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (14)

Total: 33 collections including 35 occurrences

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