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Botula Mörch 1853 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16345

Alternative spelling: Modiolus (Botula)

Parent taxon: Modiolinae according to G. Rosenberg 2005

Sister taxa: Limnoperna, Promytilus

Subtaxa: Botula cinnamomeus, Botula fusca, Botula pirriei

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Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder