Platyceras (Orthonychia) occidens Walcott 1884 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cyrtoneritimorpha - Orthonychiidae

Alternative combinations: Capulus occidens, Platyceras occidens

Full reference: C. D. Walcott. 1884. Paleontology of the Eureka district. United States Geological Survey Monograph 8(8):1-298

Belongs to Platyceras (Orthonychia) according to E. L. Yochelson and B.W. Saunders 1967

See also Keyes 1890, Keyes 1894 and Walcott 1884

Sister taxa: Orthonychia aculeata, Orthonychia acuta, Orthonychia baldwini, Orthonychia belli, Orthonychia bowsheri, Orthonychia campanulata, Orthonychia chesterense, Orthonychia concavum, Orthonychia conicum, Orthonychia conoidea, Orthonychia cornuforme, Orthonychia cornuta, Orthonychia costata, Orthonychia daschi, Orthonychia dentalium, Orthonychia dubium, Orthonychia egorovi, Orthonychia elegans, Orthonychia enorme, Orthonychia extensum, Orthonychia gracilis, Orthonychia herzeri, Orthonychia inequilaterale, Orthonychia infabricatus, Orthonychia jeffersonensis, Orthonychia marblecreekensis, Orthonychia mayesense, Orthonychia obliquesulcata, Orthonychia pajerensis, Orthonychia parva, Orthonychia parvulum, Orthonychia pentalvea, Orthonychia perplexum, Orthonychia prosseri, Orthonychia protei, Orthonychia puellaris, Orthonychia quadrangularis, Orthonychia rostratus, Orthonychia rotunda, Orthonychia sciotoensis, Orthonychia sileni, Orthonychia spinigerum, Orthonychia subrectum, Orthonychia talon, Orthonychia tortuosa, Orthonychia trigonale, Orthonychia trirotundolobatum, Orthonychia undulatum, Orthonychia unguiculata, Orthonychia ungula, Orthonychia variablis, Orthonychia vishtytica, Orthonychia vomerium, Orthonychia wanneri, Orthonychia waverlyensis, Platyceras (Orthonychia) aroostooki, Platyceras (Orthonychia) compressa, Platyceras (Orthonychia) compressum, Platyceras (Orthonychia) conoideum, Platyceras (Orthonychia) ivanovi, Platyceras (Orthonychia) ungula

Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution: found only at USGS 561. Canyon on south side of conical hill, 3 miles southeast of Eureka (Carboniferous of Nevada)

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