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Musculus niger

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Crenellidae

Taxonomy
Modiola nigra was named by Gray (1824) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Musculus nigra by Richards (1962); it was recombined as Musculus niger by Coan et al. (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1824Modiola nigra Gray p. 244 figs. pl. 26, fig. 4
1962Musculus nigra Richards
2000Musculus niger Coan et al. p. 169

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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
familyCrenellidaeGray 1840
subfamilyCrenellinaeGray 1840
genusMusculusRoding 1798
speciesniger(Gray 1824)

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