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Platystrophia

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Platystrophiidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Platystrophia King p. 106
1873Orthis (Platystrophia) Meek p. 116
1956Platystrophia Oraspold
1959Platystrophia Oraspold
1961Platystrophia Rubel
1964Platystrophia Neuman
1970Platystrophia Macomber
1974Platystrophia Bassett and Cocks
1977Platystrophia Mitchell
1988Platystrophia Howe p. 213
1997Platystrophia Jin and Chatterton
1999Platystrophia Zuykov
2000Platystrophia Williams et al. p. 775
2002Platystrophia Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Platystrophia Zuykov and Egerquist
2007Platystrophia Zuykov and Harper pp. 23 - 24
2017Platystrophia Liljeroth et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderOrthidinaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
superfamilyPlectorthoideaSchuchert and Le Vene 1929
familyPlatystrophiidaeSchuchert 1929
genusPlatystrophia

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. A. Zuykov and D. A. T. Harper 2007Platystrophiid with uniplicate or biplicate origination of costae in ventral sulcus; dorsal interior with well-developed notothyrial platform; brachiophores with massive basal parts; fulcral plates absent; anterior and posterior pairs of adductor scars closely spaced in the central part of the dorsal valve; median septum well developed, bisecting the adductor scars medially; adductor muscle impressions smooth.