Platyostoma indica Waagen 1880 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Platyceratidae

Alternative combinations: Diaphorostoma indicum, Platystoma indicum, Strophostylus indicus

Full reference: W. H. Waagen. 1880. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part II. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(2):73-183

Belongs to Platyostoma according to L. Karczewski 1982

See also Grabau 1931, Reed 1944 and Waagen 1880

Sister taxa: Platyostoma (Platyostoma), Platyostoma adstrictum, Platyostoma allardycei, Platyostoma antiquuis, Platyostoma boggsi, Platyostoma brownsportense, Platyostoma cliftonensis, Platyostoma cornutum, Platyostoma daytonense, Platyostoma deforme, Platyostoma delicata, Platyostoma desmatum, Platyostoma euomphaloides, Platyostoma gebhardi, Platyostoma grayvillensis, Platyostoma hemispherica, Platyostoma humile, Platyostoma humilis, Platyostoma incisum, Platyostoma insolita, Platyostoma invictus, Platyostoma irrasum, Platyostoma lineata, Platyostoma lutheri, Platyostoma modesta, Platyostoma muitissima, Platyostoma naticoides, Platyostoma niagarensis, Platyostoma pastillus, Platyostoma perceense, Platyostoma perforatum, Platyostoma plebeium, Platyostoma pleurotoma, Platyostoma rotundatum, Platyostoma rowei, Platyostoma speciosum, Platyostoma strophius, Platyostoma subglobosa, Platyostoma triangularis, Platyostoma tumidum, Platyostoma turbinata, Platyostoma unisulcata, Platyostoma ventricosum

Type specimen: Its type locality is Chittawan Near Ghari, compact limestone, Middle Productus-limestone, Salt Range, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the Wargal Formation of Pakistan

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal parasite

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 56.0

Distribution:

• Permian of China (4 collections), Pakistan (5), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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