Praenucula menapiensis Hicks 1873 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Praenuculidae

= 1873 Ctenodonta elongata Salter (nom. obliltum), p. 24 and figure

Alternative combination: Ctenodonta menapiensis

Full reference: H. Hicks. 1873. On the Tremadoc rocks in the neighbourhood of St. David's, South Wales and their fossil contents. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 29(1):39-52

Belongs to Praenucula according to R. M. Carter 1971

See also Hicks 1873

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

Type specimen: IGSL 23234 1/77, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal deposit feeder


• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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