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Platystrophia King 1850 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Platystrophiidae

Full reference: W. King. 1850. Monograph of the Permian fossils of England. Palaeontographical Society 1-253

Parent taxon: Platystrophiidae according to M. A. Zuykov and D. A. T. Harper 2007

Sister taxa: Acanthorthis, Ffynnonia, Gnamptorhynchos, Mcewanella, Neoplatystrophia, Salacorthis, Vinlandostrophia

Subtaxa: Platystrophia baltica, Platystrophia biforatus, Platystrophia chama, Platystrophia costata, Platystrophia hongueda, Platystrophia pogrebovi

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Type: Terebratulites biforatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder