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Amygdalum (Modiolula)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Taxonomy
Modiolula was named by Sacco (1808) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Amygdalum (Modiolula) by Nordsieck (1972).

It was assigned to Amygdalum by Nordsieck (1972); to Mytilidae by Wienrich (1999); and to Mytiloida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1808Modiolula Sacco
1972Amygdalum (Modiolula) Nordsieck p. 26
1999Modiolula Wienrich p. 217
2002Modiolula Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
familyMytilidaeRafinesque 1815
genusAmygdalumMegerle 1811
subgenusModiolula(Sacco 1808)

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