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Mytilus similis

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Taxonomy
Modiola similis was named by Münster (1841). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

It was recombined as Mytilus similis by Laube (1865).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Modiola similis Münster p. 81 figs. Pl 7, fig 27
1843Mytilus latus Klipstein p. 257 figs. Pl 17, fig 13
1843Modiola plana Klipstein p. 258 figs. Pl 17, fig 3
1865Mytilus similis Laube p. 43 figs. Pl 16, fig 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
MytilomorphiFerussac 1822
orderMytilida(Rafinesque 1815)
superfamilyMytiloideaRafinesque 1815
familyMytilidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyMytilinaeRafinesque 1815
genusMytilusLinnaeus 1758
speciessimilis()

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