Mytilosootus Stilwell and Zinsmeister 1992 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Full reference: J. D. Stilwell and W. J. Zinsmeister. 1992. Molluscan Systematics and Biostratigraphy. Antarctic Research Series, AGU 55

Parent taxon: Mytilinae according to J. D. Stilwell and W. J. Zinsmeister 1992

Sister taxa: Adulini, Aulacomyini, Brachidontes, Choromytilus, Crenomytilini, Ischadium, Mytilini, Mytilus, Nodomytilus, Perumytilus, Semimytilus

Subtaxa: Mytilosootus arcuatus

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Type: Mytilosootus arcuatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at La Meseta Fm Telm 3 (Eocene of Antarctica)

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