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†family Platyceratidae Hall 1859 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina

PaleoDB taxon number: 54460

Synonyms: Cyclonematidae Fischer 1885 (no. 116054), Palaeocapulidae Grabau 1936 (no. 116057), Platyostomatidae Miller 1889 (no. 116055), Strophostylidae Grabau and Shimer 1909 (no. 116056)

Full reference: J. Hall. 1859. Contributions to the palaeontology of New York: being some of the results of investigations during the years 1855, 1856, 1857 and 1858. Annual report of the Regents of the University of the State of New York on the State Cabinet of Natural History and the Historical and Antiquarian collection annexed thereto 12:8-110

Parent taxon: Platyceratacea according to P. J. Wagner 2020

Sister taxa: Craspedostomatidae, Cyclonemidae, Nerrhenidae

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

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Type: Platyceras

Ecology: passively mobile epifaunal coprophage