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Volsellina

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Taxonomy
Volsellina was named by Newell (1942) [Sepkoski's age data: C Mosc-u P Guad-u Sepkoski's reference number: 745].

It was assigned to Mytilidae by Hoare (1961); and to Mytiloida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Volsellina Newell p. 43
1961Volsellina Hoare p. 118
2002Volsellina 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
genusVolsellina

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