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Modiolus (Modiolus) modiolus Linnaeus 1758 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 169115

Alternative combinations: Modiola modiolus, Modiolus modiolus, Mytilus modiolus, Volsella modiola, Volsella modiolus

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

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

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder