Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Alternative combinations: Modiola imbricata, Modiolus imbricatus, Mytilus imbricatus

Belongs to Modiolus (Modiolus) according to J. G. Sha 1995

See also Scholz 2005

Sister taxa: Modiolus (Modiolus) auriculatus, Modiolus (Modiolus) carpenteri, Modiolus (Modiolus) fountainensis, Modiolus (Modiolus) mandannaensis, Modiolus (Modiolus) metcalfei, Modiolus (Modiolus) modiolus, Modiolus (Modiolus) paronai, Modiolus (Modiolus) radiatus, Modiolus (Modiolus) scalprum, Modiolus (Modiolus) waverliensis, Modiolus (Modiolus) willapensis

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Jurassic of Chile (22 collections), China (7), Ethiopia (14), France (6), Germany (3), Hungary (1), India (21), Jordan (1), Kenya (2), Madagascar (2), Portugal (31), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (21), Somalia (8), Spain (7), Tanzania (1), Tunisia (67), the United Kingdom (14), Yemen (3)

Total: 232 collections each including a single occurrence

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