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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus Lamarck, 1799 
AphiaID: 138223

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteriomorphia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytiloida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytiloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus modiolus Linnaeus, 1758 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilidae Rafinesque, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumodiolus Ihering, 1900 (objective synonym of Modiolus)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiola Lamarck, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolsella Scopoli, 1777 (invalid: suppressed by ICZN Opinion325)
Sources  original description Lamarck [J.-B. M. de] 1799. Prodrome d'une nouvelle classification des coquilles, comprenant une rédaction appropriée des caractères géneriques, et l'établissement d'un grand nombre de genres nouveaux. Mémoires de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris, 1: 63-91, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13585626
page(s): 87-88 [details]

redescription Coan, E. V.; Valentich-Scott, P. (2012). Bivalve seashells of tropical West America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Baja California to northern Peru. 2 vols, 1258 pp. [details]

status source ICZN 1955. Opinion 325. Validation, under the Plenary Powers, of the generic name Modiolus Lamarck, 1799 (class Pelecypoda). Opinions and declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 9(16): 251–266., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34610348 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkrypkattostslekta [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkrypkattostslekta [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsprötmalvor [from synonym]  [details]
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taxa (104)

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus americanus (Leach, 1815)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus areolatus (Gould, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus auriculatus (Krauss, 1848)
  » Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus auriculatus var. aurantius Jousseaume in Lamy, 1919 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus auriculatus (Krauss, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus aurum Osorio Ruiz, 1979
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus barbatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus capax Conrad, 1837
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus carpenteri Soot-Ryen, 1963
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus carvalhoi Klappenbach, 1966
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus cecillii (Philippi, 1847)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus comptus (G. B. Sowerby III, 1915)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus eiseni Strong & Hertlein, 1937
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus ficoides Macsotay & Campos, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus gallicus (Dautzenberg, 1895)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus gubernaculum (Dunker, 1856)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus lulat (Dautzenberg, 1891)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus margaritaceus (Nomura & Hatai, 1940)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus matris Pilsbry, 1921
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus modiolus squamosus Beauperthuy, 1967 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus squamosus Beauperthuy, 1967
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus modulaides (Röding, 1798)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus nicklesi Ockelmann, 1983
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus nipponicus (Oyama, 1950)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus patagonicus (d'Orbigny, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus penetectus (Verco, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus peronianus Laseron, 1956
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus philippinarum (Hanley, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus plumescens (Dunker, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus rectus (Conrad, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus rumphii (Philippi, 1847)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus sacculifer (Berry, 1953)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus squamosus Beauperthuy, 1967
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus stultorum (Jousseaume, 1893)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus traillii (Reeve, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus tumbezensis Pilsbry & Olsson, 1935
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus verdensis Cosel, 1995

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus floridus Dunker (taxon inquirendum, see note)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus abyssicola Knudsen, 1970 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthomodiolus abyssicola (Knudsen, 1970)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus adriaticus (Lamarck, 1819) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGibbomodiola adriatica (Lamarck, 1819)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus adriaticus ovalis Sowerby II, 1859 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGibbomodiola adriatica (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus agglutinans (Cantraine, 1835) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLioberus agglutinans (Cantraine, 1835)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus agripetus (Iredale, 1939) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus auriculatus (Krauss, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus albicosta (Lamarck, 1819) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGibbomodiola albicosta (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus albicostata [sic] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus albicosta (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus albicostatus [sic] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus albicosta (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus aratus (Dunker, 1857) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJolya arata (Dunker, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus arborescens (Dillwyn, 1817) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum dendriticum Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus arciformis Dall, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytella charruana (d'Orbigny, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus arcuatulus Hanley, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcuatula arcuatula (Hanley, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus australis Suter, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus areolatus (Gould, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus barbatellus Cantraine, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGregariella petagnae (Scacchi, 1832)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus capensis (Krauss, 1848) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcuatula capensis (Krauss, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus cinnamomeus (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBotula cinnamomea (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus costulatus Risso, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMusculus costulatus (Risso, 1826)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus cottoni Laseron, 1956 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus areolatus (Gould, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus cumingianus (Reeve, 1857) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMusculus cumingianus (Reeve, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus curvatus (Dunker, 1857) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes mutabilis (Gould, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus cylindricus (Krauss, 1848) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga cylindrica (Krauss, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus delinificus Iredale, 1924 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGibbomodiola albicosta (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus demissus (Dillwyn, 1817) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeukensia demissa (Dillwyn, 1817)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus diegensis Dall, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdula diegensis (Dall, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus difficilis (Deshayes in Maillard, 1863) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGregariella difficilis (Deshayes in Maillard, 1863)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus directus Dall, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus rectus (Conrad, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus dubius Prashad, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdipicola dubia (Prashad, 1932)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus elegans (Gray, 1828) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcuatula elegans (Gray, 1828)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus elongatus (Swainson, 1821) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJolya elongata (Swainson, 1821)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus flabellatus (Gould, 1850) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus rectus (Conrad, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus flavidus (Dunker, 1857) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolatus flavidus (Dunker, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus glaberrimus (Dunker, 1857) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcuatula glaberrima (Dunker, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus kurilensis F. R. Bernard, 1983 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus ligneus (Reeve, 1858) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLioberus ligneus (Reeve, 1858)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus martorelli (Hidalgo, 1878) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJolya martorelli (Hidalgo, 1878)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus metcalfei Hanley, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus modulaides (Röding, 1798)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus neglectus Soot-Ryen, 1955 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolatus neglectus (Soot-Ryen, 1955)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus neozelanicus Iredale, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenostrobus neozelanicus (Iredale, 1915)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus nigeriensis Nicklès, 1955 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolatus nigeriensis (Nicklès, 1955)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus nitens Menke, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenostrobus pulex (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus nonuranus Pilsbry & Olsson, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemimytilus algosus (Gould, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus ostentus Iredale, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJolya rhomboidea (Reeve, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus oyamai Habe, 1981 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolatus oyamai (Habe, 1981)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus pacificus Olsson, 1961 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolatus pacificus (Olsson, 1961)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus pallidulus Dall, 1916 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum pallidulum (Dall, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus penelegans Iredale, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus modulaides (Röding, 1798)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus perfragilis (Dunker, 1857) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcuatula perfragilis (Dunker, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus phaseolinus Philippi, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolula phaseolina (Philippi, 1844)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus planatus Tomlin, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytella speciosa (Reeve, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus playasensis Pilsbry & Olsson, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes playasensis (Pilsbry & Olsson, 1935)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus plicatus (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolatus plicatus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus proclivis Iredale, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus rumphii (Philippi, 1847)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus pseudobarbatus Ockelmann, 1983 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus carvalhoi Klappenbach, 1966
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus pseudotulipus Olsson, 1961 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus americanus (Leach, 1815)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus pulex Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenostrobus pulex (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus pulvillus Iredale, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolatus pulvillus (Iredale, 1939)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus sagittatum Rehder, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum sagittatum (Rehder, 1935)
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus semifuscus Lamarck accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus auriculatus (Krauss, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus stalderi B. Martin, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMusculus svecicus (Fabricius, 1788)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus subpictus F. J. Cantraine, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMusculus subpictus (Cantraine, 1835)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus subsulcatus Reeve, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes setiger (Dunker, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus sulcatus Risso, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGregariella petagnae (Scacchi, 1832)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus thorsoni Ockelmann, 1983 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus lulat (Dautzenberg, 1891)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus trailii [sic] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus traillii (Reeve, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus tulipa Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus americanus (Leach, 1815)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus vagina Lamarck accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArenifodiens vagina (Lamarck, 1819)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus vagina suaviter Iredale, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArenifodiens vagina (Lamarck, 1819)
Environment marine
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilicola porrecta Humes, 1954 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority The genusname Volsella Scopoli, 1777 was rejected by the ICZN (Op. 325) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138223
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2012-06-23 08:05:40Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Modiolus Lamarck, 1799. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138223 on 2014-12-27
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