Thracia proavita Hudson and Jefferies 1961 (clam)

Bivalvia - Thraciida - Thraciidae

Full reference: R. G. S. Hudson and R. P. S. Jefferies. 1961. Upper Triassic brachiopods and lamellibranchs from the Oman Peninsula, Arabia. Palaeontology 4(1):1-41

Belongs to Thracia according to R. G. S. Hudson and R. P. S. Jefferies 1961

Sister taxa: Thracia (Cetothrax), Thracia (Crassithracia), Thracia (Cyathodonta), Thracia (Homoeodesma), Thracia (Ixartia), Thracia (Odoncineta), Thracia (Thracia), Thracia alciope, Thracia brioni, Thracia curtansata, Thracia declivis, Thracia depressa, Thracia dilleri, Thracia grignonensis, Thracia incerta, Thracia keaseyensis, Thracia kissoumi, Thracia ludovica, Thracia oblata, Thracia papyracea, Thracia parvula, Thracia schencki, Thracia stelcki, Thracia ventricosa, Thracia viceliacensis, Thracia weedi, Eximiothracia perscabrosa

Type specimen: BMNH LL123. Its type locality is Wadi Milaha, Jebel Hagab (Modiolus Beds), which is in a Norian marine wackestone/shale in the Sumra Formation of the United Arab Emirates.

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Wadi Milaha, Jebel Hagab (Modiolus Beds)

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