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Arcomytilus

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Taxonomy
Arcomytilus was named by Agassiz (1843) [Sepkoski's age data: J Aale T Eo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 92].

It was reranked as Mytilus (Arcomytilus) by Cossmann and Pissarro (1906).

It was assigned to Mytilus by Cossmann and Pissarro (1906); to Mytiloida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Mytilidae by Vokes (1980) and Repin (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Arcomytilus Agassiz
1906Mytilus (Arcomytilus) Cossmann and Pissarro
1980Arcomytilus Vokes p. 23
2002Arcomytilus Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Arcomytilus Repin p. 562

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
MytilomorphiFerussac 1822
orderMytilida(Rafinesque 1815)
superfamilyMytiloideaRafinesque 1815
familyMytilidaeRafinesque 1815
genusArcomytilusAgassiz 1843

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