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Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae
It was recombined as Perna mississippiensis by Conrad (1866); it was recombined as Modiolus (Brachydontes) mississippiensis by Dall (1898); it was recombined as Modiolus mississippiensis by Cooke (1922); it was recombined as Brachidontes mississippiensis by Gardner (1945) and Dockery (1982).
|Year||Name and author|
|1848||Modiola mississippiensis Conrad p. 295|
|1866||Perna mississippiensis Conrad p. 27|
|1898||Modiolus (Brachydontes) mississippiensis Dall p. 796|
|1922||Modiolus mississippiensis Cooke p. 84|
|1945||Brachidontes mississippiensis Gardner p. 38|
|1982||Brachidontes mississippiensis Dockery p. 38|
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