Falcimytilus tigrensis Blanford 1870 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Alternative combination: Mytilus tigrensis

Full reference: W. T. Blanford. 1870. Observations on the Geology and Zoology of Abyssinia

Belongs to Falcimytilus according to W. Kiessling et al. 2011

See also Futterer 1897

Sister taxa: Falcimytilus dietrichi, Falcimytilus heranirus, Falcimytilus nasai, Falcimytilus stricapillatus, Falcimytilus suprajurensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Agula-Dongolo, which is in an Oxfordian open shallow subtidal limestone in the Antalo Limestone Formation of Ethiopia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Agula-Dongolo

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