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Platyostoma delicata

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Platyceratidae

Taxonomy
Ostlerina delicata was named by Talent and Philip (1956). Its type locality is Old Toongabbie Marble Quarry, Upper Quarry, Marble Creek, which is in a Siegen carbonate limestone in the Toongabble Limestone Formation of Australia. It is the type species of Ostlerina.

It was recombined as Platyostoma delicata by Knight et al. (1960) and Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Ostlerina delicata Talent and Philip pp. 59 - 60 figs. pl. 6 f. 1-4; txt. f. 2-3
1960Platyostoma delicata Knight et al. p. 240
2017Platyostoma delicata Wagner p. 4673

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassEogastropoda
orderEuomphalina
superfamilyPlatyceratoidea()
familyPlatyceratidae
genusPlatyostoma
speciesdelicata()

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
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitef
Composition 2: aragonitef
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Adult height: 10 to < 100g
Folds: noneg
Ribbing: noneg
Spines: noneg
Internal reinforcement: noneg
Ontogeny: accretionsuperf
Environment: marinef
Locomotion: facultatively mobileg
Epibiont: yesg
Life habit: epifaunalg
Diet: parasiteg
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2004-02-29 18:30:08
Modified: 2009-06-06 09:13:53
Source: g = genus, f = family, superf = superfamily, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Knight et al. 1960, Batten 1984, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Siegen or 412.30000 to 409.10000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Siegen412.3 - 409.1Australia (Victoria) Ostlerina delicata (type locality: 56698 56699)