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Volsella Scopoli, 1777

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 unaccepted (invalid: suppressed by ICZN Opinion325)
Mytilus modiolus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Modiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758) (type by subsequent designation)

Species Volsella agripeta (Iredale, 1939) accepted as Modiolus auriculatus (Krauss, 1848)
Species Volsella arata Dunker, 1857 accepted as Jolya arata (Dunker, 1857)
Species Volsella compta G. B. Sowerby III, 1915 accepted as Modiolus comptus (G. B. Sowerby III, 1915)
Species Volsella demissa (Dillwyn, 1817) accepted as Geukensia demissa (Dillwyn, 1817)
Species Volsella difficilis Kuroda & Habe, 1950 accepted as Modiolus kurilensis F. R. Bernard, 1983 (invalid: junior secondary homonym of Modiola difficilis Deshayes, 1863; Modiolus kurilensis is a replacement name)
Species Volsella flavida Dunker, 1857 accepted as Modiolatus flavidus (Dunker, 1857)
Species Volsella fortunei Dunker, 1857 accepted as Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, 1857)
Species Volsella glaberrima Dunker, 1857 accepted as Arcuatula glaberrima (Dunker, 1857)
Species Volsella gubernaculum Dunker, 1856 accepted as Modiolus gubernaculum (Dunker, 1856)
Species Volsella inconstans Dunker, 1856 accepted as Xenostrobus inconstans (Dunker, 1856) (original combination)
Species Volsella japonica Dunker, 1857 accepted as Arcuatula japonica (Dunker, 1857)
Species Volsella margaritacea Nomura & Hatai, 1940 accepted as Modiolus margaritaceus (Nomura & Hatai, 1940)
Species Volsella modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Brachidontes modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Volsella newcombi Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938 accepted as Amygdalum newcombi (Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938)
Species Volsella nipponica Oyama, 1950 accepted as Modiolus nipponicus (Oyama, 1950)
Species Volsella perfragilis Dunker, 1857 accepted as Arcuatula perfragilis (Dunker, 1857)
Species Volsella reevei Angas, 1867 accepted as Mytella charruana (d'Orbigny, 1842)
Species Volsella sacculifer S. S. Berry, 1953 accepted as Modiolus sacculifer (Berry, 1953)
Species Volsella salvadorica Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1946 accepted as Lioberus salvadoricus (Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1946) (original combination)
Species Volsella setigera Dunker, 1857 accepted as Brachidontes setiger (Dunker, 1857)
Species Volsella splendida Dunker, 1857 accepted as Lioberus castaneus (Say, 1822) accepted as Lioberus castanea (Say, 1822)
Species Volsella subpurpurea Dunker, 1857 accepted as Arcuatula tristis (Dunker, 1857)
Species Volsella subrugosa (Grabau & S. G. King, 1928) accepted as Jolya rhomboidea (Reeve, 1857)
Species Volsella subsulcata Dunker, 1857 accepted as Brachidontes subsulcatus (Dunker, 1857)
Species Volsella tristis Dunker, 1857 accepted as Arcuatula tristis (Dunker, 1857)
Species Volsella undulata Dunker, 1857 accepted as Brachidontes undulatus (Dunker, 1857)
Not documented
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basis of record Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world's marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

status source ICZN 1955. Opinion 325. Validation, under the Plenary Powers, of the generic name <i>Modiolus</i> Lamarck, 1799 (class Pelecypoda). <i>Opinions and declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature</i>, 9(16): 251–266., available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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