Platidia Costa 1852 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Platidiidae

Parent taxon: Platidiinae according to M. A. Bitner and A. Müller 2017

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Aemula, Scumulus

Subtaxa: Platidia anomioides Platidia blowi Platidia marylandica

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Type: Orthis anomioides

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection), Vanuatu (4)

• Pliocene of Cuba (1)

• Miocene of Bulgaria (2), Cuba (2), the Czech Republic (2), Hungary (7), Poland (4)

• Eocene of Cuba (1), Ukraine (1)

• Paleocene of Denmark (5), United States (2: Maryland, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of the Netherlands (1)

Total: 33 collections including 34 occurrences

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