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Modiolus (Modiolus) carpenteri Soot-Ryen 1963 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 167883

Alternative combination: Modiolus carpenteri

Invalid subtaxa: Modiola fornicata Carpenter 1864 [replaced name] (no. 169116), Modiolus (Modiolus) fornicata Carpenter 1864 [replaced name] (no. 169117), Modiolus fornicata Carpenter 1864 [replaced name] (no. 167881), Modiolus fornicatus Carpenter 1864 [replaced name] (no. 167885)

Belongs to Modiolus (Modiolus) according to E. V. Coan et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Modiolus (Modiolus) auriculatus, Modiolus (Modiolus) fountainensis, Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus, Modiolus (Modiolus) mandannaensis, Modiolus (Modiolus) metcalfei, Modiolus (Modiolus) modiolus, Modiolus (Modiolus) paronai, Modiolus (Modiolus) radiatus, Modiolus (Modiolus) scalprum, Modiolus (Modiolus) waverliensis, Modiolus (Modiolus) willapensis

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder