Platyostoma niagarensis Hall 1852 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Platyceratidae

Alternative combinations: Diaphorostoma niagarense, Naticonema niagarense, Naticonema niagarensis, Platyostoma niagarense

Full reference: J. Hall. 1852. Containing descriptions of the organic remains of the lower middle division of the New York system. Paleontology of New York 2:1-362

Belongs to Platyostoma according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Bolton 1957, Brett 1999, Clarke and Ruedemann 1903, Foerste 1923, Hall 1852, Hall 1868, Northrop 1939, Perry and Hattin 1960 and Twenhofel 1928

Sister taxa: Platyostoma (Platyostoma), Platyostoma adstrictum, Platyostoma allardycei, Platyostoma antiquuis, Platyostoma boggsi, Platyostoma brownsportense, Platyostoma cliftonensis, Platyostoma cornutum, Platyostoma daytonense, Platyostoma deforme, Platyostoma delicata, Platyostoma desmatum, Platyostoma euomphaloides, Platyostoma gebhardi, Platyostoma grayvillensis, Platyostoma hemispherica, Platyostoma humile, Platyostoma humilis, Platyostoma incisum, Platyostoma indica, Platyostoma insolita, Platyostoma invictus, Platyostoma irrasum, Platyostoma lineata, Platyostoma lutheri, Platyostoma modesta, Platyostoma muitissima, Platyostoma naticoides, Platyostoma pastillus, Platyostoma perceense, Platyostoma perforatum, Platyostoma plebeium, Platyostoma pleurotoma, Platyostoma rotundatum, Platyostoma rowei, Platyostoma speciosum, Platyostoma strophius, Platyostoma subglobosa, Platyostoma triangularis, Platyostoma tumidum, Platyostoma turbinata, Platyostoma unisulcata, Platyostoma ventricosum

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal parasite

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (5: Ontario, Québec collections), United States (26: Indiana, Maryland, New York, Tennessee, Wisconsin)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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