Botula fusca Gmelin 1791 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Alternative combination: Mytilus fuscus

Belongs to Botula according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Richards et al. 1969 and Woodring 1957

Sister taxa: Botula cassiana, Botula cinnamomeus, Botula pirriei

Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Bermuda (1 collection), Jamaica (1), United States (4: Florida)

• Miocene of Algeria (9), Austria (1), Italy (3), Morocco (2), Panama (1)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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