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Musculus (Ryenella)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Crenellidae

Taxonomy
Ryenella was named by Fleming (1959) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 530]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Musculus (Ryenella) by Todd (2001).

It was assigned to Musculus by Todd (2001); and to Mytiloida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1959Ryenella Fleming
2001Musculus (Ryenella) Todd
2002Ryenella 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
familyCrenellidaeGray 1840
subfamilyCrenellinaeGray 1840
genusMusculusRoding 1798
subgenusRyenella(Fleming 1959)

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