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Mytilopsis leucophaeata

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Dreissenidae

Taxonomy
Mytilus leucophaeatus was named by Conrad (1831). It is extant.

It was recombined as Congeria leucophaeata by Richards (1952); it was misspelled as Mytilopsis leucophaneata by Miller (1983); it was recombined as Mytilopsis leucophaeata by Hendy et al. (2008).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1831Mytilus leucophaeatus Conrad
1835Mytilus cochleatus Kickx
1913Congeria (Mytilopsis) cochleata Brown and Pilsbry
1952Congeria leucophaeata Richards
1983Mytilopsis leucophaneata Miller
2008Mytilopsis leucophaeata Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
DreissenoiteiMoore 1952
superfamilyDreissenoidea(Gray 1840)
familyDreissenidaeGray 1840
genusMytilopsisConrad 1857
speciesleucophaeata(Conrad 1831)

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