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Praenucula abrupta Kříž and Steinová 2009 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Praenuculidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 275473

Full reference: J. Kříž and M. Steinová. 2009. Uppermost Ordovician bivalves from the Prague Basin (Hirnantian, Perunica, Bohemia). Bulletin of Geosciences 84(3):409-436

Belongs to Praenucula according to J. Kříž and M. Steinová 2009

Sister taxa: Praenucula albertina, Praenucula applanans, Praenucula bohemica, Praenucula costae, Praenucula dispar, Praenucula faba, Praenucula menapiensis

Type specimen: JK 14944, a valve (right valve). Its type locality is Temporary outcrop just northwest of Běchovice, which is in a Hirnantian transition zone/lower shoreface shale in the Kosov Formation of the Czech Republic.

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal deposit feeder