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Modiolarca

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Crenellidae

Taxonomy
Modiolarca was named by Gray (1843) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant. Its type is Mytilus impactus.

It was assigned to Mytiloida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Musculinae by Spencer et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Modiolarca Gray
2002Modiolarca Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Modiolarca Spencer et al.

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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
subfamilyMusculinaeIredale 1939
genusModiolarcaGray 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