Mytilus canoasensis Olsson 1931 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1931. Contributions to the Tertiary Paleontology of Northern Peru: Part 4, The Peruvian Oligocene. Bulletins of American Paleontology 17(63)

Belongs to Mytilus according to A. A. Olsson 1931

Sister taxa: Mytilus (Chloromya), Mytilus (Crenomytilus), Mytilus (Falcimytilus), Mytilus (Modiola), Mytilus (Mytilus), Mytilus (Pernomytilus), Mytilus (Pharomytilus), Mytilus (Plicatomytilus), Mytilus (Tumidimytilus), Mytilus acutecarinatus, Mytilus affinis, Mytilus alpinus, Mytilus angulatus, Mytilus antiqorum, Mytilus autissiodorensis, Mytilus beaumonti, Mytilus brewsterensis, Mytilus bussoni, Mytilus californianus, Mytilus chenui, Mytilus cleopatrae, Mytilus conradinus, Mytilus deperditus, Mytilus edulis, Mytilus edulis planulatus, Mytilus eurynota, Mytilus galloprovincialis, Mytilus glabratus, Mytilus hamiltonensis, Mytilus hamlini, Mytilus hamuliferus, Mytilus hannibali, Mytilus hauniensis, Mytilus homfrayi, Mytilus jurensis, Mytilus lamellosus, Mytilus linguatulus, Mytilus luciferus, Mytilus mabuchii, Mytilus madagascariensis, Mytilus magellanicus, Mytilus minutus, Mytilus mooraboolensis, Mytilus muensteri, Mytilus mulleri, Mytilus multiformis, Mytilus multistriatus, Mytilus nativus, Mytilus nitens, Mytilus ochotensis, Mytilus pauperculus, Mytilus pectinatus, Mytilus periscus, Mytilus productus, Mytilus psilonoti, Mytilus quadratus, Mytilus quenstedti, Mytilus rigaultii, Mytilus rugosus, Mytilus rugulosus, Mytilus sammamishensis, Mytilus scaphoides, Mytilus schencki, Mytilus seminummuarius, Mytilus shulapsensis, Mytilus similis, Mytilus snohomishensis, Mytilus stillaguamishensis, Mytilus stillwaterensis, Mytilus submenkeanus, Mytilus subpectinatus, Mytilus trossulus, Mytilus ursensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of Brazil (4 collections), Panama (5), Venezuela (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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