Praecardium Barrande 1881 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cyrtodontida - Praecardiidae

Full reference: J. Barrande. 1881. Système Silurien de Centre de la Bohême. Volume VI: Acéphales. Système Silurien de Centre de la Bohême. Volume VI: Acéphales 1-342

Parent taxon: Praecardiidae according to J. Kříž 2007

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Buchiola, Cardiolinae, Dexiobiinae, Fentounia, Kralovna, Manulicula, Mucopraeca, Praecardiinae, Telycardia, Tewoella, Vetupraeca, Neklania

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Brazil (1 collection), Canada (1: Nunavut), Germany (1), United States (7: New York)

• Silurian to Devonian of Italy (1)

• Silurian of Austria (1), China (3), the Czech Republic (9), Estonia (1), Italy (1), Morocco (1), Poland (2)

Total: 29 collections including 33 occurrences

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