Platymena tersa Popov and Cocks 2006 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Glyptomenidae

Full reference: L. E. Popov and L. R. M. Cocks. 2006. Late Ordovician brachiopods from the Dulankara formation of the Chu-ili range, Kazakhstan: their systematics, palaeoecology and palaeobiogeography. Palaeontology 49(2):247-283

Belongs to Platymena according to L. E. Popov and L. R. M. Cocks 2006

Sister taxa: Platymena amara, Platymena bellatula, Platymena plana

Type specimen: BC 57665, a valve (internal mould of a dorsal valve)

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Kazakhstan (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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