Spinyplatyceras fornicatum Hall 1862 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Platyceratidae

Alternative combinations: Platyceras (Platyceras) fornicatum, Platyceras fornicatum, Spinyplatyceras fornaticum

Full reference: J. Hall. 1862. Contributions to palaeontology; comprising descriptions of new species of fossils from the Upper Helderberg, Hamilton and Chemung Groups. Annual report of the Regents of the University of the State of New York on the State Cabinet of Natural History and the Historical and Antiquarian collection annexed thereto 15:29-155

Belongs to Spinyplatyceras according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Blodgett and Frýda 1999, Clarke 1908, Fraunfelter 1973, Hall 1862 and Hall 1879

Sister taxa: Spinyplatyceras arkonense, Spinyplatyceras bartlettense, Spinyplatyceras dumosiforme, Spinyplatyceras dumosum, Spinyplatyceras erinacum, Spinyplatyceras milleri, Spinyplatyceras multispinosum, Spinyplatyceras parvispinum, Spinyplatyceras paxiller, Spinyplatyceras pugnus, Spinyplatyceras spinosa, Spinyplatyceras tylotus

Subtaxa: Platyceras (Platyceras) fornicatum plurispinum Spinyplatyceras fornicatum plurispinum

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Ecology: passively mobile epifaunal coprophage

Distribution:

• Devonian of Canada (2: Quebec collections), United States (2: Illinois, New York)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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