|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||Age range and collections|
Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae
It was reranked as Mytilus (Modiolus) by Forbes (1846); it was corrected as Modiolum by Görges (1941); it was corrected as Modiolus by Glenn (1904), Oostingh (1935), Vokes (1980), Sey and Kalacheva (1980), Ward and Blackwelder (1987), Lamprell and Healy (1998), Todd (2001), Sepkoski (2002), Rosenberg (2005), El Qot (2006), Mikkelsen (2006), Scholz et al. (2008) and Marquez-Aliaga et al. (2010).
It was assigned to Mytilus by Forbes (1846); to Mytiloida by Sepkoski (2002); to Modiolinae by Rosenberg (2005); and to Mytilidae by Lamarck (1801), Glenn (1904), Oostingh (1935), Görges (1941), Vokes (1980), Sey and Kalacheva (1980), Ward and Blackwelder (1987), Lamprell and Healy (1998), Todd (2001), El Qot (2006), Mikkelsen (2006), Scholz et al. (2008) and Marquez-Aliaga et al. (2010).
|Year||Name and author|
|1846||Mytilus (Modiolus) Forbes p. 152|
|1904||Modiolus Glenn p. 365|
|1935||Modiolus Oostingh p. 161|
|1941||Modiolum Görges p. 159|
|1980||Modiolus Sey and Kalacheva|
|1980||Modiolus Vokes p. 26|
|1987||Modiolus Ward and Blackwelder p. 129|
|1998||Modiolus Lamprell and Healy p. 80|
|2002||Modiolus Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2006||Modiolus El Qot p. 20|
|2008||Modiolus Scholz et al.|
|2010||Modiolus Marquez-Aliaga et al. p. 193|
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