Brachidontes adamsianus Dunker 1857 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Alternative combinations: Aeidimytilus adamsianus, Mytilus adamsianus

Synonym: Mytilus stearnsii Pilsbry and Raymond 1898

Belongs to Brachidontes according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Coan et al. 2000 and Hertlein and Grant 1972

Sister taxa: Brachidontes (Arcomytilus), Brachidontes (Brachidontes), Brachidontes (Hormomya), Brachidontes alabamensis, Brachidontes alabamiensis, Brachidontes andinus, Brachidontes bifurcatus, Brachidontes blanckenhorni, Brachidontes erosa, Brachidontes exustus, Brachidontes mississippiensis, Brachidontes modiolus, Brachidontes ornatissimus, Brachidontes pectinatus, Brachidontes semilaevis, Brachidontes toechophora, Brachidontes ustulatus, Brachidontes vineyardensis, Brachyodontes charmesi, Brachyodontes convolutus, Modiolus (Brachydontes) olequahensis, Volsella (Brachidontes) dichotoma

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (1 collection), Mexico (2), Panama (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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