WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus Linnaeus, 1758

138228

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accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumytilus Ihering, 1900 (junior objective synonym of Mytilus)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus californianus Conrad, 1837
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus planulatus Lamarck, 1819
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus platensis d'Orbigny, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus trossulus Gould, 1850
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus unguiculatus Valenciennes, 1858

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus inflatus Clessin, 1887 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus substriatus Philippi, 1847 (taxon inquirendum)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus bidens Linnaeus, 1767 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus denactus Perry, 1811 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus exaratus Philippi, 1847 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus gracilis Reeve, 1858 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus lycophagus Perry, 1811 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus pilosus Reeve, 1858 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus striatulus Linnaeus, 1771 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus unguis Linnaeus, 1767 (nomen dubium)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus brunneus Lightfoot, 1786 (nomen nudum)

Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus (Aulacomya) Mörch, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulacomya Mörch, 1853
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus (Dacrydium) Torell, 1859 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDacrydium Torell, 1859
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus abbreviatus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus achatinus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna perna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus acutangulus Deshayes, 1830 † accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdmytilus acutangulus (Deshayes, 1830) † (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus adamsianus Dunker, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes adamsianus (Dunker, 1857) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus afer Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna perna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus africanus Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna perna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus africanus Chemnitz, 1785 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna perna (Linnaeus, 1758) (not available: published in a paper rejected by ICZN direction 1)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus alacorvi Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElectroma alacorvi (Dillwyn, 1817)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus albus Molina, 1782 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoromytilus chorus (Molina, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus algosus Gould, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemimytilus algosus (Gould, 1850) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus ambiguus Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRocellaria dubia (Pennant, 1777)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus americanus d'Orbigny, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulacomya atra (Molina, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus americanus Récluz, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad, 1831)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus anatinus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnodonta anatina (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus andersoni Martens, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCiboticola andersoni (Martens, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus angulatus Williamson, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus angustanus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus planulatus Lamarck, 1819
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus angustanus Lamarck, 1819 sensu Reeve, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemimytilus algosus (Gould, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus aoteanus Powell, 1958 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus planulatus Lamarck, 1819
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus arabicus Jousseaume in Lamy, 1919 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes pharaonis (P. Fischer, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus arborescens Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum arborescens (Fischer von Waldheim, 1807)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus arborescens Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum arborescens (Fischer von Waldheim, 1807)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus arca Kickx, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus arcuatus Clessin, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes granulatus (Hanley, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus areolatus Gould, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus areolatus (Gould, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus aristatus Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiosolenus aristatus (Dillwyn, 1817) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus ater Molina, 1782 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulacomya atra (Molina, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus ater Zelebor [in Dunker & Zelebor], 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenostrobus neozelanicus (Iredale, 1915) (invalid: junior homonym of Mytilus ater Molina, 1782; Modiolus neozelanicus Iredale, 1915 is a replacement name)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus atratus Lischke, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenostrobus atratus (Lischke, 1871) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus atropurpureus Dunker, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes niger (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus avicular Holten, 1802 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteria avicular (Holten, 1802) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus baldi Brusina, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilaster lineatus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus barbatus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus barbatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus biceps Menke, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes exustus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus bicolor Bruguière, 1792 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytella bicolor (Bruguière, 1792) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytella guyanensis (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus bifurcatus Conrad, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilisepta bifurcata (Conrad, 1837) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus bilocularis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSeptifer bilocularis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus blondeli Monterosato, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilaster minimus (Poli, 1795)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus boeckii Mörch, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes granulatus (Hanley, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus borealis Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus californicus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus californianus Conrad, 1837 (misspelling)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus canaliculatus Gray, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna canaliculus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus canaliculus Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna canaliculus (Gmelin, 1791) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus canaliculus Dall, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus platensis d'Orbigny, 1842 (invalid: junior homonym of Mytilus canaliculus Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus canalis Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus zonarius Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus californianus Conrad, 1837
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus capensis Dunker, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulacomya capensis (Dunker, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus carolinensis Conrad, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIschadium recurvum (Rafinesque, 1820)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus castaneus Lightfoot, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArenifodiens vagina (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus castaneus Wood, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArenifodiens vagina (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus cavolini Scacchi, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGibbomodiola adriatica (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus charpentieri Dunker, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes puniceus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus charruanus d'Orbigny, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytella charruana (d'Orbigny, 1842) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus chemnitzii Férussac, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus chenuanus d'Orbigny, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGregariella chenui (Récluz, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus chenui Récluz, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGregariella chenui (Récluz, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus chilensis Hupé, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus platensis d'Orbigny, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus chorus Molina, 1782 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoromytilus chorus (Molina, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus cinnamomeus Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBotula cinnamomea (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus cinnamominus Chemnitz, 1785 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBotula cinnamomea (Gmelin, 1791) (Chemnitz, 1785 is a work rejected for nomenclatorial purposes (see ICZN opinion 184))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus citrinus Röding, 1798 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus cochlear Menke, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus cochlear (Menke, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus cochleatus Nyst, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad, 1831)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus coenobitus Vaillant, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMusculus coenobitus (Vaillant, 1865)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus compressus Reeve, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoromytilus chorus (Molina, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus confusus Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilaster lineatus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus coralliophagus Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGregariella coralliophaga (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus corneus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus planulatus Lamarck, 1819
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus corrugatus Stimpson, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMusculus glacialis (Leche, 1883) (non Brongniart, 1823)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus coruscus Gould, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus unguiculatus Valenciennes, 1858
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus crassitesta Lischke, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus unguiculatus Valenciennes, 1858
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus crassus Tenison-Woods, 1877 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenostrobus pulex (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus crebristriatus Conrad, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes crebristriatus (Conrad, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus crenatus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulacomya atra (Molina, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus crispus Cantraine, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilaster lineatus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus cristagalli Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLopha cristagalli (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus cubitus Say, 1822 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus cumingianus Récluz, 1849 sensu Reeve, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSeptifer zeteki Hertlein & Strong, 1946
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus cuneiformis Reeve, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemimytilus algosus (Gould, 1850) (secondary homonym of Modiola cuneiformis Hanley, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus curtus Pennant, 1777 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus curvatus Dunker, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes mutabilis (Gould, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus curviroster Schröter, 1787 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiosolenus aristatus (Dillwyn, 1817) (declared nomen oblitum by Turner & Boss (1962))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus curvirostratus da Costa, 1778 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus curvirostrus da Costa, 1778 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus cylindraceus Requien, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilaster minimus (Poli, 1795)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus dactyliformis Hupé in Gay, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemimytilus algosus (Gould, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus darwinianus d'Orbigny, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes darwinianus (d'Orbigny, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus decussatus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulacomya atra (Molina, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus decussatus Montagu, 1808 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrenella decussata (Montagu, 1808) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus demissa Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeukensia demissa (Dillwyn, 1817)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus desolationis Lamy, 1936 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus platensis d'Orbigny, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus dilatatus Gray, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus diluculum Mörch, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulacomya atra (Molina, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus discors Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMusculus discors (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus discrepans Montagu, 1803 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMusculus discors (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus divaricatus Gould, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulacomya maoriana (Iredale, 1915) (invalid: junior homonym of Mytilus divaricatus Orbigny, 1844)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus domingensis Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes exustus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus dunkeri Reeve, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrenomytilus grayanus (Dunker, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus dunkeri Reeve, 1857 sensu Angas, 1867 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus durus Lightfoot, 1786 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus eduliformis d'Orbigny, 1842 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus elegans Brown, 1827 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus elongatus Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus elongatus Chemnitz in Schröter, 1788 (unaccepted, unavailable name)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus erosus Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus exiguus Dunker, 1875 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus exilis Philippi, 1847 (unaccepted, doubtful synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus exustus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus faba Müller, 1776 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus falcatus d'Orbigny, 1846 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Mytilus falcatus Goldfuss, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus ficus Dall, 1909 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus fischerianus Tapparone Canefri, 1874 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus flabellatus Gould, 1850 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus flavus Poli, 1795 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus fluviatilis Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus fluvis Gray, 1825 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus folium Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus fontaineanus d'Orbigny, 1842 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus frons Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus fucatus Dillwyn, 1817 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus fuscus Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus gibbsianus Leach in Gray, 1852 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus glocinus Locard, 1889 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus glomeratus Gould, 1851 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus granulatus Hanley, 1843 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus grayanus Dunker, 1853 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus grunerianus Dunker, 1853 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus hagenii Baer, 1826 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus hamatus Say, 1822 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus hepaticus Gould, 1850 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus hesperianus Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus hirsuta Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus hirundo Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus horridus Dunker, 1857 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus hupeanus Rochebrune & Mabille, 1889 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus hyalinus Monterosato, 1875 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus hyotis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus impactus Hermann, 1782 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus incurvatus Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus infumatus Rochebrune & Mabille, 1889 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus irisans Jousseaume, 1888 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus janeirensis Dunker & Zelebor, 1866 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus kerguelensis E. A. Smith, 1885 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus kerguelensis Smith, 1885 sensu Fletcher, 1938 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus lacunatus Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus lacustris O. G. Costa, 1839 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus lamarckianus Clessin, 1887 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus lamarckii Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1890 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus lateralis Say, 1822 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus latissimus Clessin, 1887 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus latus Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus latus Dillwyn, 1817 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus latus Nordmann, 1862 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus lavalleanus d'Orbigny, 1853 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus leucophaeatus Conrad, 1831 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus liburnicus Brusina, 1870 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus lineatus Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus lithophagus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus lythophagus Salis Marschlins, 1793 (unaccepted, misspelling)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus magellanicus Chemnitz (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus magellanicus Röding, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus magellanicus sensu Suter, 1913 (unaccepted, misapplication)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus maorianus Iredale, 1915 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus margaritiferus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus marioni Locard, 1889 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus marmoratus Forbes, 1838 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus martensi Neumayer, 1898 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus meleagridis Bruguière, 1792 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus menkeanus Philippi, 1847 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus meridionalis Krauss, 1848 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus meridionalis E. A. Smith, 1885 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Mytilus meridionalis Krauss, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus minganensis Mighels, 1844 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus minimus Poli, 1795 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus minutus Locard, 1889 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus modiolus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus morrisi Dunker, 1857 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus muelleri Dunker, 1875 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus mülleri Dunker, 1875 (unaccepted, incorrect original spelling)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus multiformis Carpenter, 1857 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus mundahuensis Duarte, 1926 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus mutabilis Gould, 1861 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus nicobaricus Röding, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus niger Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus nitens Menke, 1848 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus notatus DeKay, 1843 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus obesus Reeve, 1858 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus oblongus Clessin, 1887 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus obscurus Dunker, 1857 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus opalus Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus orbicularis Pallary, 1903 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus orbignyanus Hupé in Gay, 1854 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus ovalis Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus paetelianus Clessin, 1887 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus palliopunctatus Carpenter, 1857 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus patagonicus d'Orbigny, 1842 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus patagonicus Clessin, 1887 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus pedroanus Conrad, 1855 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus pelecinus Locard, 1889 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus pellucidus Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus perna (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus perviridis Holten, 1802 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus petagnae Scacchi, 1832 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus petasunculinus Locard, 1886 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus pharaonis P. Fischer, 1870 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus pholadis Linnaeus, 1771 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus pictus Born, 1778 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus plicatus Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus plicatus Gmelin, 1791 sensu Montagu, 1808 (unaccepted, misidentification)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus plicatus Chemnitz, 1785 (unaccepted, unavailable name: published in a work rejected by ICZN direction 1; available from Gmelin (1791))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus polymorphus Pallas, 1771 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus polyodontus Quoy & Gaimard, 1835 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus praecisus Montagu, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus puniceus Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus puntarenensis Pilsbry & Lowe, 1932 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus pusillus Gould, 1850 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus pyriformis Gould, 1850 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus recurvum Rafinesque, 1820 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus retusus Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus rodriguezii d'Orbigny, 1842 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus ropan Deshayes, 1836 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus roseus Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus rostratus Dunker, 1857 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus rostriformis Deshayes, 1838 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus rostrum Shaw, 1797 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus ruber Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus rugosus Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus sagittatus Poli, 1795 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus scaber Krynicki, 1837 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus senegalensis Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus septentrionalis Clessin, 1887 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus septulifer Menke, 1830 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus similis Clessin, 1887 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus sinuatus Reeve, 1857 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus smaragdinus Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus solen Salis, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus soleniformis d'Orbigny, 1842 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus solisianus d'Orbigny, 1842 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus solitarius Williamson, 1834 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus spathulinus Locard, 1889 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus spatula Menke, 1848 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus splendens Dunker, 1857 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus stearnsii Pilsbry & Raymond, 1898 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus striatus Barnes, 1823 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus strigatus Hanley, 1843 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus subdistortus Récluz, 1852 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus subsaxatilis Williamson, 1834 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus succineus Danilo & Sandri, 1856 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus tasmanicus Tenison-Woods, 1876 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus tenuiaratus Carpenter, 1857 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus tenuistriatus Dunker, 1853 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Mytilus tenuistriatus Goldfuss, 1837; Brachidontes dunkeri is a replacement name)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus thalia Turton, 1932 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus tortus Reeve, 1857 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus trigonus Locard, 1889 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus umbilicatus Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus umbonata Anton, 1838 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus ungularis Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus ungulatus Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus ungulatus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus ustulatus Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus variabilis Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 (unaccepted, declared nomen oblitum by Cosel et al. (2014))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus variabilis Krauss, 1848 (unaccepted, declared nomen protectum by Cosel et al. (2014))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus variegatus Röding, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus versicolor Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus viator d'Orbigny, 1842 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus viridis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus vitrea Møller, 1842 (unaccepted, incorrect original spelling)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus vitreus Møller, 1842 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus volgensis Gray, 1825 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus vulgaris da Costa, 1778 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus ziczac Anton, 1838 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus zonarius Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2012). Mytilus. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138228 on 2017-11-21

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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumytilus Ihering, 1900) Ihering, H. V. (1900). On the South American species of Mytilidae. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London. 4, 84-98.
page(s): 86 [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gosling E. (editor) (1992). The mussel Mytilus: ecology, physiology, genetics and culture. * Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science, 25. Elsevier, Amsterdam. xiii + 589 pp.:  [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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifimytilus Kafanov, 1984) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifimytilus Kafanov, 1984) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrassimytilus Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrassimytilus Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979) 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]   
 



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Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
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Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
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Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
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Olsen (1883, map 48)
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Mytilus edulis
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Mytilus edulis
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Mytilus edulis
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Mytilus edulis
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Mosselen
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Mosselen
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