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Mytilidae (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1815Mytilidae Rafinesque
1904Mytilidae Glenn p. 362
1931Mytilidae Olsson p. 41
1980Mytilidae Vokes p. 22
1982Mytilidae Dockery p. 38
1987Mytilidae Ward and Blackwelder p. 129
1991Mytilidae Gordillo p. 129
1992Mytilidae Maxwell p. 64
1992Mytilidae Stilwell and Zinsmeister p. 54
1998Mytilidae Stilwell p. 35
2001Mytilidae Todd
2004Mytilidae Spencer et al.
2006Mytilidae Bieler and Mikkelsen p. 229
2006Mytilidae El Qot p. 17
2008Mytilidae Scholz et al.
2009Mytilidae Nevesskaja
2011Mytilidae Carter et al. p. 6

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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
familyMytilidaeRafinesque 1815

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