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Musculus niger Gray 1824 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Crenellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 108216

Alternative combinations: Modiola nigra, Musculus nigra

Belongs to Musculus according to E. V. Coan et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Musculus (Ryenella), Musculus (Skarlatella), Musculus balcombei, Musculus discors, Musculus glacialis, Musculus kryshtofovitschi, Musculus nanulus, Musculus nanus, Musculus somaliensis, Musculus sorgenfreii, Musculus viridulus, Lanistina corioensis, Lanistina arcacea

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder