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Botulopsis

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Taxonomy
Botulopsis was named by Reis (1926) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi Tr Carn Sepkoski's reference number: 94].

It was assigned to Mytilidae by Vokes (1980); and to Mytiloida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Botulopsis Reis p. 124
1980Botulopsis Vokes p. 23
2002Botulopsis Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
genusBotulopsisReis 1926

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