Platyrachella (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Spinocyrtiidae

Parent taxon: Spinocyrtiidae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acutoria, Alatiformia, Carpinaria, Duryeella, Eosyringothyris, Mediospirifer, Orthospirifer, Spinocyrtia, Subcuspidella

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Osagean of Canada (1: Northwest Territories collection)

• Carboniferous of Canada (5: Alberta, Northwest Territories, Yukon), United States (2: Indiana)

• Devonian of United States (14: Indiana, Iowa, New York, Virginia)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.