Modiolus (Modiolus) Lamarck 1799 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Parent taxon: Modiolus according to C. H. Oostingh 1935

See also Hoare et al. 1978

Sister taxa: Modiola (Lithophagus), Modiola (Septiola), Modiola amygdalina, Modiola angustissima, Modiola barbata, Modiola bolodekensis, Modiola costulata, Modiola decliva, Modiola fornicata, Modiola gracilis, Modiola hartleyensis, Modiola marmorata, Modiola ocrophaius, Modiola pantanellii, Modiola pictinatus, Modiola potomacensis, Modiola praerupta, Modiola pueblensis, Modiola ravni, Modiola rhombea, Modiola sanharica, Modiola solenoides, Modiola subcarinatus, Modiola sulcatus, Modiola transparens, Modiola tulipea, Modiolus (Cyranus), Modiolus (Inoperna), Modiolus (Modiolusia), Modiolus adelaidensis, Modiolus aequalis, Modiolus altiobliquus, Modiolus ameghinoi, Modiolus americana, Modiolus americanus, Modiolus archiskanni, Modiolus areolatus, Modiolus auriculatus, Modiolus ausiensis, Modiolus bakeri, Modiolus balongensis, Modiolus bipartitus, Modiolus buckmani, Modiolus capax, Modiolus columbianus, Modiolus dalli, Modiolus dimidiatus, Modiolus ducatelii, Modiolus ducatellii, Modiolus ellipticus, Modiolus extensus, Modiolus frugi, Modiolus gejiuensis, Modiolus gerthi, Modiolus giganteus, Modiolus gigantoides, Modiolus gigantus, Modiolus grammatus, Modiolus guiyangensis, Modiolus hollicki, Modiolus ionensis, Modiolus jaworskii, Modiolus kelsoensis, Modiolus koneckii, Modiolus latecaudatus, Modiolus lawsoni, Modiolus ligeriensis, Modiolus magnus, Modiolus meganosensis, Modiolus micropteris, Modiolus minimus, Modiolus omanensis, Modiolus ornatus, Modiolus philippinarum, Modiolus pliciferus, Modiolus pulchellus, Modiolus pygmaeus, Modiolus restorationensis, Modiolus reversus, Modiolus sacculifer, Modiolus salzstettensis, Modiolus sandbergeri, Modiolus semilaevigatus, Modiolus silentiensis, Modiolus solea, Modiolus speciosus, Modiolus strajeskianus, Modiolus subsimplex, Modiolus tenuistriatus, Modiolus trigonalis, Modiolus typicus, Modiolus virginicus, Modiolus wajampolkensis, Modiolus weiyuanensis, Modiolus willapaensis, Modiolus yunnanensis, Mytilus (Modiolus) cypris, Mytilus (Modiolus) pulcher

Subtaxa: Modiolus (Modiolus) auriculatus Modiolus (Modiolus) carpenteri Modiolus (Modiolus) fountainensis Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Modiolus (Modiolus) mandannaensis Modiolus (Modiolus) metcalfei Modiolus (Modiolus) modiolus Modiolus (Modiolus) paronai Modiolus (Modiolus) radiatus Modiolus (Modiolus) scalprum Modiolus (Modiolus) waverliensis

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Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (2 collections), Canada (1: Newfoundland and Labrador), Eritrea (1), Iceland (2), Ireland (1), Mexico (5), the Netherlands (6), Saudi Arabia (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (9: California, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Indonesia (2), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: North Carolina)

• Miocene of Jamaica (1), Morocco (2)

• Oligocene of Jamaica (1)

• Eocene of Romania (2), United States (2: Washington)

• Paleocene of United States (3: Louisiana)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (1), Poland (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Jurassic of Canada (13: British Columbia, Yukon), Chile (31), China (12), Ethiopia (14), France (7), Germany (5), Greenland (15), Hungary (1), India (24), Jordan (1), Kenya (2), Madagascar (2), Portugal (31), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (21), Slovakia (1), Somalia (8), Spain (7), Tanzania (1), Tunisia (67), the United Kingdom (18), Yemen (3)

• Triassic of China (4), Germany (5), Italy (4), Slovenia (2)

• Atokan of United States (1: Ohio)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Ohio, West Virginia)

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Arizona, West Virginia)

Total: 361 collections including 371 occurrences

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