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Musculus discors Linnaeus 1767 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Crenellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 89972

Alternative combinations: Modiola discors, Mytilus discors

Synonyms: Modiola substriata Gray 1824 (no. 108219), Musculus substriata Gray 1824 (no. 108220)

Belongs to Musculus according to H. G. Spencer et al. 2004

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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder