Platidia blowi Cooper 1978 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Platidiidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1978. Tertiary and Quaternary brachiopods from the southwest Pacific. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 38:1-23

Belongs to Platidia according to G. A. Cooper 1978

Sister taxa: Platidia anomioides, Platidia marylandica

Type specimen: USNM 550857e. Its type locality is USGS 25653, Navaka River (SM43C), which is in a Pleistocene carbonate sandstone in Vanuatu.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Vanuatu (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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