Porrentruy

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Porrentruy

(pôräNtrüē`), Ger. Pruntrut, town, Jura canton, NW Switzerland, in the Jura Mts. It is an old watchmaking center; knitted goods and shoes are also made. It was the residence (1528–1792) of the prince-bishops of Basel.
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Institutional abbreviations: CRE, specimens from Creugenat (Porrentruy), which belong to the Office de la Culture, Republique et Canton du Jura, Porrentruy, Switzerland; NHMUK, Natural History Museum, London, UK; NMS, Naturmuseum Solothurn, Switzerland; SHN.LPP, Laboratorio de Paleontologia e Paleoecologia da Sociedade de Historia Natural, Torres Vedras, Portugal; VTT, specimens from Va Tche Tcha (Porrentruy), which belong to the Office de la Culture, Republique et Canton du Jura, Porrentruy, Switzerland.
It is also the second for his FDJ team after Thibaut Pinot won stage eighth in Porrentruy, Switzerland.