†subfamily Concavodontinae Sanchez 1999 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Praenuculidae

Full reference: T. M. Sanchez. 1999. New late Ordovician (Early Caradoc) Bivalves from the Sierra De Villicum (Argentine Precordillera). Journal of Paleontology 73(1):66-76

Parent taxon: Praenuculidae according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Bouchet et al. 2010 and Sanchez 1999

Sister taxa: Arcodonta, Bicrenucula, Costaledopsis, Fidera, Habonucula, Homilodonta, Ledopsis, Nuculodonta, Palaeoconcha, Palaeoconchiella, Paulinea, Pensarnia, Praenucula, Praenuculinae, Pseudoledopsis, Pseudonucula, Similodonta, Smilodonta, Synek, Tironucula

Subtaxa: Concavodonta Emiliodonta Hemiconcavodonta

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Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal deposit feeder


• Quaternary of Ireland (1 collection)

• Dobrotivian of France (1)

• Ordovician of Argentina (1), the Czech Republic (3), Portugal (1), South Africa (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 9 collections including 12 occurrences

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