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Platyschisma laudoni Rollins 1975 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Platyceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 75333

Full reference: H. B. Rollins. 1975. Gastropods from the Lower Mississippian Wassonville Limestone in southeastern Iowa. American Museum Novitates 2579:1-35

Belongs to Platyschisma according to P. J. Wagner 2016

Sister taxa: Platyschisma applanatum, Platyschisma barrisi, Platyschisma cirroides, Platyschisma depressa, Platyschisma depressum, Platyschisma helicoides, Platyschisma infima, Platyschisma lingua, Platyschisma missouriensis, Platyschisma ovoidea, Platyschisma rotundatum, Platyschisma vitrea

Type specimen: Its type locality is Chert Bed #2, South bank of English River, 1 mile north of Daytonville., which is in a Kinderhookian carbonate limestone/chert in the Wassonville Formation of Iowa

Ecology: passively mobile epifaunal coprophage