†family Platyceratidae Hall 1859 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Platyceratidae

Synonyms: Cyclonematidae Fischer 1885, Palaeocapulidae Grabau 1936, Platyostomatidae Miller 1889, Strophostylidae Grabau and Shimer 1909

Full reference: J. Hall. 1859. Contributions to the palaeontology of New York: being some of the results of investigations during the years 1855, 1856, 1857 and 1858. 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 12:8-110

Parent taxon: Platyceratacea according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Golikov and Starobogatov 1975, Horný and Henry 1999, Jeffery 2003, Knight et al. 1960 and Lindström and Peel 2003

Sister taxa: Craspedostomatidae, Cyclonemidae, Nerrhenidae

Subtaxa: Barynema Basiplanus Brokenriveria Cancellator Cancelloplatyceras Compsonema Crossoceras Cyclonema Devononema Euthyrhachis Himantonia Lotzia Naticellina Naticonema Naticonoda Natirhenia Nonorios Obscuropsis Paffrathia Palaeocapulus Platyceras Platyschisma Ploconema Praenatica Pseudoplatyceras Pseudorthonychiinae Ptychospirina Radvanospira Rhabdocantha Spinyplatyceras Spiranodus Spironemella Strophostylus Strotostoma Stuckenbergispira Tachloconcha Turbonellininae

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Type: Platyceras

Ecology: passively mobile epifaunal coprophage

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Italy (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Madagascar (1)

• Triassic of United States (2: Alaska)

• Permian of Australia (86), China (6), India (1), Indonesia (4), Iran (2), Italy (1), Nepal (1), New Zealand (9), Pakistan (8), the Russian Federation (9), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), Thailand (1), United States (13: Alaska, Nevada, Texas, Wyoming)

• Desmoinesian of United States (3: Iowa, New Mexico, Oklahoma)

• Pennsylvanian of Australia (3)

• Westphalian of United States (1: Kentucky)

• Chesterian of United States (7: Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio)

• Osagean of United States (12: Arizona, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee)

• Carboniferous of Australia (8), Belgium (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), China (2), Ireland (4), Mexico (1), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (5), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (126: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Wyoming)

• Mississippian of United States (8: Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, New York)

• Devonian of Afghanistan (2), Australia (14), Austria (7), Bolivia (1), Brazil (7), Canada (23: Manitoba, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), China (3), Colombia (3), the Czech Republic (9), France (5), Germany (19), Italy (4), Kazakhstan (2), Libya (2), Morocco (3), South Africa (6), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (214: Alaska, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia), Venezuela (3)

• Silurian to Devonian of Argentina (1), Austria (1), the Czech Republic (1)

• Silurian of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Austria (1), Canada (25: Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (6), the Czech Republic (21), Estonia (4), Greenland (4), Italy (2), Lithuania (2), Norway (3), the Russian Federation (3), Sweden (19), the United Kingdom (4), United States (115: Alaska, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wisconsin)

• Niagaran of Canada (1: Québec), United States (1: Ohio)

• Ordovician of Canada (26: Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (2), the Czech Republic (2), Estonia (6), Iran (2), Italy (1), Morocco (3), Norway (7), Spain (1), Sweden (3), the United Kingdom (12), United States (187: California, Illinois, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee)

• Chazy of United States (2: New York)

• Llandeilo of China (1)

Total: 1145 collections including 1569 occurrences

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