Bathymodiolus Kenk and Wilson 1985 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Parent taxon: Mytilidae according to P. M. Mikkelsen 2006

Sister taxa: Adipicola, Adula, Aeidimytilus, Amygdalum, Antetrichomya, Arcomytilus, Arcoperna, Arcuatula, Arcuatulinae, Arvella, Aulacomya, Bathymodiolinae, Botulina, Botulopa, Botulopsis, Brachiodontes, Ciboticola, Crenella, Cuneolus, Dacrydium, Eyrena, Falcimytilus, Fluviolanatus, Geukensia, Gregariella, Hilgardella, Inoperna, Lecompteus, Lioberus, Lithophaga, Lithophaginae, Lycettia, Mauricia, Modiolaria, Modiolatus, Modiolinae, Modiolus, Musculista, Mytella, Mytilaster, Mytilinae, Mytiloconcha, Perna, Phthonia, Rhomboidella, Scolimytilus, Septifer, Stavelia, Trichomusculus, Trichomya, Volsella, Volsellina, Xenomytilinae, Xenostrobus

Subtaxa: Bathymodiolus tangaroa Bathymodiolus thermophilus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Japan (1 collection)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Japan (1)

• Eocene of United States (1: Washington)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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