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Mytilus schencki

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Taxonomy
Mytilus schencki was named by Hanna and Hertlein (1938) [DISTRIBUTION: Cenozoic; North Pacific.]. Its type specimen is CAS 4686, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Mytilus (Crenomytilus) schencki by Moore (1983); it was recombined as Crenomytilus schencki by Kafanov et al. (2001).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Mytilus schencki Hanna and Hertlein p. 106 figs. pl. 21, fig. 11
1983Mytilus (Crenomytilus) schencki Moore p. A64
2001Crenomytilus schencki Kafanov et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
MytilomorphiFerussac 1822
orderMytilida(Rafinesque 1815)
superfamilyMytiloideaRafinesque 1815
familyMytilidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyMytilinaeRafinesque 1815
genusMytilusLinnaeus 1758
speciesschenckiHanna and Hertlein 1938

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available