Platyceras Conrad 1840 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Platyceratidae

Synonyms: Acroculia Phillips 1841 [objective synonym], Actita Fahrenkohl 1844

Full reference: T. A. Conrad. 1840. Third annual report on the palaeontological department of the survey. New York Geological Survey, Annual Report 4(1):199-207

Parent taxon: Platyceratidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Knight 1941, Knight et al. 1960, Sepkoski 2002, Ulrich and Scofield 1897 and Wagner 1999

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

Subtaxa: Platyceras (Euthyrachis) Platyceras (Platyceras) Platyceras (Platyostoma) Platyceras (Tubomphalus) Platyceras (Visitator) Platyceras abundans Platyceras ammon Platyceras angulatum Platyceras angustum Platyceras argo Platyceras attenuatum Platyceras auriculatum Platyceras billingsi Platyceras bistrami Platyceras bucculentum Platyceras callossum Platyceras canalicatum Platyceras carinatum Platyceras chapmani Platyceras colonus Platyceras columbinus Platyceras compressum Platyceras compressum Platyceras compressus Platyceras contortum Platyceras contortus Platyceras cordatus Platyceras crassum Platyceras cymbium Platyceras decorum Platyceras dilatans Platyceras dilatatum Platyceras disciforme Platyceras dormitans Platyceras duriculatum Platyceras eberti Platyceras echinatum Platyceras edmundi Platyceras elongatum Platyceras encloides Platyceras erectum Platyceras evolutus Platyceras expansus Platyceras fecundum Platyceras galeritus Platyceras gaspense Platyceras gibbosum Platyceras glenparkensis Platyceras gracilis Platyceras guesnini Platyceras hainensis Platyceras haliotis Platyceras haliotoides Platyceras hebes Platyceras holzapfeli Platyceras humulus Platyceras kahlebergensis Platyceras laevicostatum Platyceras latum Platyceras leboutillieri Platyceras lejeunii Platyceras magnificum Platyceras mansfieldense Platyceras marylandicum Platyceras minutum Platyceras multiplicatus Platyceras munsteriana Platyceras nasutum Platyceras nettersheimensis Platyceras niagarensis Platyceras nodosum Platyceras oehlerti Platyceras oxynotum Platyceras paralium Platyceras patelliforme Platyceras pericompsus Platyceras perneri Platyceras platystomum Platyceras plicatile Platyceras priscum Platyceras producti Platyceras pulcherrimum Platyceras rarispinum Platyceras reflexum Platyceras richtum Platyceras rictum Platyceras robustum Platyceras sigmoidale Platyceras sinuatum Platyceras spirale Platyceras squamosus Platyceras steinmanni Platyceras subrotundum Platyceras subumbonatum Platyceras symmetricum Platyceras terminalis Platyceras thetis Platyceras trilobatum Platyceras trojani Platyceras uncinatus Platyceras undata Platyceras unicus Platyceras ussheri Platyceras verrucosum Platyceras vetusta Platyceras villmarensis Platyceras yochelsoni Platyceras zinkeni

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal parasite

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (2: Alaska collections)

• Permian of Australia (4), China (5), Iran (1), Pakistan (6), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), United States (12: Alaska, Nevada, Texas, Wyoming)

• Desmoinesian of United States (2: Iowa, Oklahoma)

• Westphalian of United States (1: Kentucky)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Illinois)

• Osagean of United States (7: Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee)

• Carboniferous of Australia (2), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), China (2), Ireland (4), Mexico (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (5), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (76: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Tennessee, montana)

• Mississippian of United States (6: Alaska, Colorado, Idaho)

• Devonian of Afghanistan (2), Australia (11), Austria (6), Bolivia (1), Brazil (7), Canada (18: Manitoba, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), China (3), Colombia (3), the Czech Republic (3), France (2), Germany (10), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (2), Morocco (3), South Africa (5), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (190: Alaska, 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), the Czech Republic (1)

• Silurian of Argentina (1), Austria (1), Canada (17: Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Québec), China (1), the Czech Republic (5), Estonia (4), Greenland (2), Italy (2), Norway (3), the Russian Federation (2), Sweden (17), the United Kingdom (1), United States (81: California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Wisconsin)

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

Total: 562 collections including 766 occurrences

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