Platyceramus Heinz 1932 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Inoceramidae

Parent taxon: Inoceramidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Actinoceramus, Anopaea, Arctomytiloides, Cataceramus, Cladoceramus, Coloniceraminae, Cremnoceramus, Heroceramus, Inaequiceramus, Inoceraminae, Inoceramus, Magadiceramus, Mytiloides, Neocomiceramus, Neoinoceramus, Parainoceramya, Pseudomytiloides, Retroceramus, Sachalinoceraminae, Sphaeroceramus, Spyridoceramus, Tethyoceramus, Trochoceramus, Volviceramus

Subtaxa: Platyceramus cycloides Platyceramus platinus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (2 collections), Bulgaria (1), France (4), Germany (1), India (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Peru (6), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (34), Turkey (3), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (1), United States (23: Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Texas)

Total: 80 collections including 107 occurrences

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