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Species / Platyoptera


Description of Platyoptera by Conrad, 1855, p. 260:

  • "Shell with a profoundly expanded labrum which is entire, or without a rostrum, and with the margin very thin and acute."

Type species of Platyoptera is Platyoptera extenta (Conrad in Wailes, 1854)

Platyoptera species are


History and Synyonymy

Platyoptera Conrad, 1855:260

  • non Platyoptera [probably R.R von Dombrowski, A. R. von Guttenberg & G.A.O. Henschel, 1886; junior homonym, Chiroptera, bats]


  • T.A. Conrad - Observations on the Eocene deposit of Jackson, Mississippi, with the descriptions of thirty-four new species of shells and corals (Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Vol. VII 1854, 1855), Fulltext
  • Garvie, C.L. 2013. New Eocene Mollusca from the Collections of the Texas Natural Science Center; Bulletins of American Paleontology, Vol. 384, p. 163
  • Squires & Demetrion, 1990
  • R.R von Dombrowski, A. R. von Guttenberg & G.A.O. Henschel, 1886. Allgemeine Encyklopädie der gesammten Forst- und Jagdwissenschaften. Unter Mitwirkung der bedeutendsten Fachautoritäten. 1886-1894, Vol. 3; Wien, p. 591, Fulltext

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