Platyostoma cornutum Hisinger 1837 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Platyceratidae

Alternative combinations: Pileopsis cornuta, Platyceras (Platyceras) cornutum, Platyceras (Platyostoma) cornutum, Platyceras cornutum

Full reference: W.v. Hisinger. 1837. Lethaea svecica seu petrificata sveceia, iconibus et characteribus illustrata 1-63

Belongs to Platyostoma according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Hisinger 1837, Lindström 1884, Peel 1977, Peel 1979, Pitcher 1939, Poulsen 1974 and Rohr et al. 1981

Sister taxa: Platyostoma (Platyostoma), Platyostoma adstrictum, Platyostoma allardycei, Platyostoma antiquuis, Platyostoma boggsi, Platyostoma brownsportense, Platyostoma cliftonensis, 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 niagarensis, 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

Subtaxa: Platyceras (Platyceras) cornutum loricatum

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal parasite


• Devonian of Austria (1 collection)

• Silurian of Canada (3: Nova Scotia, Nunavut), Estonia (1), Greenland (1), Norway (3), the Russian Federation (2), Sweden (15), United States (1: Indiana)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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