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Platyostoma humile

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Platyceratidae

Taxonomy
Cyclonema humilis was named by Billings (1866). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Diaphorostoma humile by Twenhofel (1928); it was recombined as Platyostoma humile by Thompson (1970).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Cyclonema humilis Billings p. 56
1928Diaphorostoma humile Twenhofel p. 254 figs. pl. 42 f. 13-14
1970Platyostoma humile Thompson p. 261

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

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, Aberhan et al. 2004, Batten 1984

Age range: Alexandrian or 443.40000 to 436.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Alexandrian443.4 - 436.0Canada (Qu├ębec) Diaphorostoma humile (63786)
Alexandrian443.4 - 436.0Canada (Quebec) Diaphorostoma humile (63558)