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Mutela  Scopoli, 1777
Taxonomic Serial No.: 983131

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Iridina Lamarck, 1819
    Platiris Lea, 1838
    Spatha Lea, 1838
    Calliscapha Swainson, 1840
    Platyiris Agassiz, 1846
    Eufira Gistl, 1848
    Mutelina Bourguignat, 1885
    Pseudomutela Simpson, 1900
    Pteromutela Starobogatov, 1970
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                   SubclassPalaeoheterodonta Newell, 1965  
                      OrderUnionoida Stoliczka, 1871  
                         SuperfamilyEtherioidea Deshayes, 1830  
                            FamilyIridinidae Swainson, 1840  
                               SubfamilyIridininae Swainson, 1840  
                                  GenusMutela Scopoli, 1777  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Mutela alata (Lea, 1864)  
                                     Species Mutela alluaudi Germain, 1909  
                                     Species Mutela bourguignati Bourguignat, 1885  
                                     Species Mutela dubia (Gmelin, 1791)  
                                     Species Mutela franci Daget, 1964  
                                     Species Mutela hargeri E.A. Smith, 1908  
                                     Species Mutela joubini (Germain, 1904)  
                                     Species Mutela langi Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927  
                                     Species Mutela legumen (Rochebrune, 1886)  
                                     Species Mutela mabilli (Rochebrune, 1886)  
                                     Species Mutela rostrata (Rang, 1835)  
                                     Species Mutela soleniformis Bourguignat, 1885  
                                     Species Mutela wistarmorrisi Graf & Cummings, 2006  
                                     Species Mutela zambesiensis Mandahl-Barth, 1988  

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  Source: MUSSEL Project Web Site, website (version 08Aug2013)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2013. The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves), updated 8 August 2013. MUSSEL Project Web Site,   
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