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Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Platyceratidae

Platyceras was named by Conrad (1840) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-l Tr Anis Sepkoski's reference number: 797]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Platyceratidae.

It was assigned to Capulidae by Ulrich and Scofield (1897); to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Platyceratidae by Hall (1859), Knight et al. (1960) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

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

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Platyceras Conrad
1841Acroculia Phillips
1844Actita Fahrenkohl
1859Platyceras Hall
1897Platyceras Ulrich and Scofield
1960Platyceras Knight et al. p. 240
2002Platyceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Platyceras Bouchet et al. pp. 134, 246

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797

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.

No diagnoses are available