WoRMS taxon details

Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758

138228  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138228)

accepted
Genus
Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Eumytilus Ihering, 1900 (junior objective synonym of Mytilus)
Species Mytilus californianus Conrad, 1837
Species Mytilus chilensis Hupé, 1854
Species Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
  » Subspecies Mytilus edulis edulis Linnaeus, 1758 represented as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
  » Subspecies Mytilus edulis chilensis Hupé, 1854 accepted as Mytilus chilensis Hupé, 1854
  » Subspecies Mytilus edulis declivis Petrov, 1982 accepted as Mytilus trossulus Gould, 1850
  » Subspecies Mytilus edulis desolationis Lamy, 1936 accepted as Mytilus platensis d'Orbigny, 1842
  » Subspecies Mytilus edulis diegensis Coe, 1945 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819
  » Subspecies Mytilus edulis galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (synonym)
  » Subspecies Mytilus edulis giganteus Nordmann, 1862 accepted as Mytilus zonarius Lamarck, 1819
  » Subspecies Mytilus edulis kussakini Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979 accepted as Mytilus trossulus Gould, 1850
  » Subspecies Mytilus edulis latissimus Carpenter, 1857 accepted as Mytilus trossulus Gould, 1850
  » Subspecies Mytilus edulis normalis Carpenter, 1857 accepted as Mytilus trossulus Gould, 1850
  » Subspecies Mytilus edulis platensis d'Orbigny, 1842 accepted as Mytilus platensis d'Orbigny, 1842
  » Subspecies Mytilus edulis pusillus MacGillivray, 1843 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
  » Subspecies Mytilus edulis zhirmunskii Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819
  » Subspecies Mytilus edulis zhurmunski Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (synonym)
Species Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819
  » Subspecies Mytilus galloprovincialis angustata Philippi, 1836 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819
  » Subspecies Mytilus galloprovincialis eduliformis Monterosato, 1891 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819
  » Subspecies Mytilus galloprovincialis falcata Monterosato, 1884 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819
  » Subspecies Mytilus galloprovincialis herculea Monterosato, 1884 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819
  » Variety Mytilus galloprovincialis var. angustata Philippi, 1836 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (synonym)
  » Variety Mytilus galloprovincialis var. eduliformis Monterosato, 1891 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (synonym)
  » Variety Mytilus galloprovincialis var. falcata Monterosato, 1884 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (synonym)
  » Variety Mytilus galloprovincialis var. frequens Milaschewitsch, 1909 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (synonym)
  » Variety Mytilus galloprovincialis var. herculea Monterosato, 1884 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (synonym)
  » Variety Mytilus galloprovincialis var. latissima Monterosato, 1884 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (synonym)
  » Variety Mytilus galloprovincialis var. trepida Milaschewitsch, 1916 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (synonym)
  » Variety Mytilus galloprovincialis var. uncinata Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1889 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (synonym)
Species Mytilus planulatus Lamarck, 1819
Species Mytilus platensis d'Orbigny, 1842
Species Mytilus trossulus Gould, 1850
Species Mytilus unguiculatus Valenciennes, 1858

Species Mytilus inflatus Clessin, 1887 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Mytilus substriatus Philippi, 1847 (taxon inquirendum)

Species Mytilus bidens Linnaeus, 1767 (nomen dubium)
Species Mytilus denactus Perry, 1811 (nomen dubium)
Species Mytilus exaratus Philippi, 1847 (nomen dubium)
Species Mytilus gracilis Reeve, 1858 (nomen dubium)
Species Mytilus lycophagus Perry, 1811 (nomen dubium)
Species Mytilus pilosus Reeve, 1858 (nomen dubium)
Species Mytilus striatulus Linnaeus, 1771 (nomen dubium)
Species Mytilus unguis Linnaeus, 1767 (nomen dubium)

Species Mytilus brunneus Lightfoot, 1786 (nomen nudum)
Species Mytilus durus Lightfoot, 1786 (nomen nudum)

Subgenus Mytilus (Aulacomya) Mörch, 1853 accepted as Aulacomya Mörch, 1853
Subgenus Mytilus (Brachidontes) Swainson, 1840 accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (original rank)
Subgenus Mytilus (Dacrydium) Torell, 1859 accepted as Dacrydium Torell, 1859
Species Mytilus abbreviatus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
Species Mytilus achatinus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Mytilus adamsianus Dunker, 1857 accepted as Brachidontes adamsianus (Dunker, 1857) (original combination)
Species Mytilus afer Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Mytilus africanus Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 accepted as Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Mytilus africanus Chemnitz, 1785 accepted as Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758) (not available: published in a paper rejected by ICZN direction 1)
Species Mytilus alacorvi Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Electroma alacorvi (Dillwyn, 1817)
Species Mytilus albus Molina, 1782 accepted as Choromytilus chorus (Molina, 1782)
Species Mytilus algosus Gould, 1850 accepted as Semimytilus algosus (Gould, 1850) (original combination)
Species Mytilus ambiguus Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Rocellaria dubia (Pennant, 1777)
Species Mytilus americanus d'Orbigny, 1846 accepted as Aulacomya atra (Molina, 1782)
Species Mytilus americanus Récluz, 1858 accepted as Mytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad, 1831)
Species Mytilus andersoni Martens, 1887 accepted as Ciboticola andersoni (Martens, 1887)
Species Mytilus angulatus Williamson, 1834 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Mytilus angustanus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Mytilus planulatus Lamarck, 1819
Species Mytilus angustanus Lamarck, 1819 sensu Reeve, 1858 accepted as Semimytilus algosus (Gould, 1850)
Species Mytilus aoteanus Powell, 1958 accepted as Mytilus planulatus Lamarck, 1819
Species Mytilus arabicus Jousseaume in Lamy, 1919 accepted as Brachidontes pharaonis (P. Fischer, 1870)
Species Mytilus arborescens Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 accepted as Amygdalum arborescens (Fischer von Waldheim, 1807)
Species Mytilus arborescens Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Amygdalum arborescens (Fischer von Waldheim, 1807)
Species Mytilus arcuatus Clessin, 1887 accepted as Brachidontes granulatus (Hanley, 1843)
Species Mytilus areolatus Gould, 1850 accepted as Modiolus areolatus (Gould, 1850)
Species Mytilus aristatus Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Leiosolenus aristatus (Dillwyn, 1817) (original combination)
Species Mytilus ater Molina, 1782 accepted as Aulacomya atra (Molina, 1782)
Species Mytilus ater Zelebor [in Dunker & Zelebor], 1866 accepted as Xenostrobus neozelanicus (Iredale, 1915) (invalid: junior homonym of Mytilus ater Molina, 1782; Modiolus neozelanicus Iredale, 1915 is a replacement name)
Species Mytilus atratus Lischke, 1871 accepted as Xenostrobus atratus (Lischke, 1871) (original combination)
Species Mytilus atropurpureus Dunker, 1857 accepted as Brachidontes niger (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Mytilus avicular Holten, 1802 accepted as Pteria avicular (Holten, 1802) (original combination)
Species Mytilus baldi Brusina, 1865 accepted as Mytilaster lineatus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Mytilus barbatus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Modiolus barbatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Mytilus biceps Menke, 1848 accepted as Brachidontes exustus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Mytilus bicolor Bruguière, 1792 accepted as Mytella bicolor (Bruguière, 1792)
Species Mytilus bifurcatus Conrad, 1837 accepted as Mytilisepta bifurcata (Conrad, 1837) (original combination)
Species Mytilus bilocularis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Septifer bilocularis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Mytilus blondeli Monterosato, 1872 accepted as Mytilaster minimus (Poli, 1795)
Species Mytilus boeckii Mörch, 1874 accepted as Brachidontes granulatus (Hanley, 1843)
Species Mytilus borealis Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
Species Mytilus californicus accepted as Mytilus californianus Conrad, 1837 (misspelling)
Species Mytilus canaliculatus Gray, 1843 accepted as Perna canaliculus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Mytilus canaliculus Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Perna canaliculus (Gmelin, 1791) (original combination)
Species Mytilus canaliculus Dall, 1876 accepted as Mytilus platensis d'Orbigny, 1842 (invalid: junior homonym of Mytilus canaliculus Gmelin, 1791)
Species Mytilus canalis Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Mytilus zonarius Lamarck, 1819
Species Mytilus capensis Dunker, 1846 accepted as Aulacomya capensis (Dunker, 1846)
Species Mytilus carolinensis Conrad, 1837 accepted as Ischadium recurvum (Rafinesque, 1820)
Species Mytilus castaneus Lightfoot, 1786 accepted as Arenifodiens vagina (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Mytilus castaneus Wood, 1828 accepted as Arenifodiens vagina (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Mytilus cavolini Scacchi, 1833 accepted as Gibbomodiola adriatica (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Mytilus charpentieri Dunker, 1853 accepted as Brachidontes puniceus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Mytilus charruanus d'Orbigny, 1842 accepted as Mytella charruana (d'Orbigny, 1842) (original combination)
Species Mytilus chemnitzii Férussac, 1835 accepted as Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771)
Species Mytilus chenuanus d'Orbigny, 1846 accepted as Gregariella chenui (Récluz, 1842)
Species Mytilus chenui Récluz, 1842 accepted as Gregariella chenui (Récluz, 1842)
Species Mytilus chorus Molina, 1782 accepted as Choromytilus chorus (Molina, 1782)
Species Mytilus cinnamomeus Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Botula cinnamomea (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Mytilus cinnamominus Chemnitz, 1785 accepted as Botula cinnamomea (Gmelin, 1791) (Chemnitz, 1785 is a work rejected for nomenclatorial purposes (see ICZN opinion 184))
Species Mytilus citrinus Röding, 1798 accepted as Brachidontes modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Mytilus cochlear Menke, 1848 accepted as Modiolus cochlear (Menke, 1848)
Species Mytilus cochleatus Nyst, 1835 accepted as Mytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad, 1831)
Species Mytilus coenobitus Vaillant, 1865 accepted as Musculus coenobitus (Vaillant, 1865)
Species Mytilus compressus Reeve, 1858 accepted as Choromytilus chorus (Molina, 1782)
Species Mytilus confusus Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Mytilaster lineatus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Mytilus coralliophagus Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Gregariella coralliophaga (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Mytilus corneus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Mytilus planulatus Lamarck, 1819
Species Mytilus corrugatus Stimpson, 1851 accepted as Musculus glacialis (Leche, 1883) (non Brongniart, 1823)
Species Mytilus coruscus Gould, 1861 accepted as Mytilus unguiculatus Valenciennes, 1858
Species Mytilus crassitesta Lischke, 1868 accepted as Mytilus unguiculatus Valenciennes, 1858
Species Mytilus crassus Tenison Woods, 1877 accepted as Xenostrobus pulex (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Mytilus crebristriatus Conrad, 1837 accepted as Brachidontes crebristriatus (Conrad, 1837)
Species Mytilus crenatus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Aulacomya atra (Molina, 1782)
Species Mytilus crispus Cantraine, 1835 accepted as Mytilaster lineatus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Mytilus cristagalli Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Lopha cristagalli (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Mytilus cubitus Say, 1822 accepted as Brachidontes modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Mytilus cumingianus Récluz, 1849 sensu Reeve, 1858 accepted as Septifer zeteki Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1946
Species Mytilus cuneiformis Reeve, 1857 accepted as Semimytilus algosus (Gould, 1850) (secondary homonym of Modiola cuneiformis Hanley, 1843)
Species Mytilus curtus Pennant, 1777 accepted as Modiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Mytilus curvatus Dunker, 1857 accepted as Brachidontes mutabilis (Gould, 1861)
Species Mytilus curviroster Schröter, 1787 accepted as Leiosolenus aristatus (Dillwyn, 1817) (declared nomen oblitum by Turner & Boss (1962))
Species Mytilus curvirostratus da Costa, 1778 accepted as Modiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Mytilus curvirostrus da Costa, 1778 accepted as Modiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Mytilus cylindraceus Requien, 1848 accepted as Mytilaster minimus (Poli, 1795)
Species Mytilus dactyliformis Hupé in Gay, 1854 accepted as Semimytilus algosus (Gould, 1850)
Species Mytilus darwinianus d'Orbigny, 1842 accepted as Brachidontes darwinianus (d'Orbigny, 1842)
Species Mytilus decussatus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Aulacomya atra (Molina, 1782)
Species Mytilus decussatus Montagu, 1808 accepted as Crenella decussata (Montagu, 1808) (original combination)
Species Mytilus demissa Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Geukensia demissa (Dillwyn, 1817)
Species Mytilus desolationis Lamy, 1936 accepted as Mytilus platensis d'Orbigny, 1842
Species Mytilus dilatatus Gray, 1825 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819
Species Mytilus diluculum Mörch, 1874 accepted as Aulacomya atra (Molina, 1782)
Species Mytilus discors Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Musculus discors (Linnaeus, 1767)
  » Subspecies Mytilus discors arcticus Fabricius, 1788 accepted as Musculus discors (Linnaeus, 1767)
  » Subspecies Mytilus discors australis Fabricius, 1788 accepted as Musculus impactus (Hermann, 1782)
  » Subspecies Mytilus discors svecicus Fabricius, 1788 accepted as Musculus niger (J.E. Gray, 1824) (declared nomen oblitum by Cosel et al. (2014))
Species Mytilus discrepans Montagu, 1803 accepted as Musculus discors (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Mytilus divaricatus Gould, 1850 accepted as Aulacomya maoriana (Iredale, 1915) (invalid: junior homonym of Mytilus divaricatus Orbigny, 1844)
Species Mytilus domingensis Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Brachidontes exustus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Mytilus dunkeri Reeve, 1857 accepted as Crenomytilus grayanus (Dunker, 1853)
Species Mytilus dunkeri Reeve, 1857 sensu Angas, 1867 accepted as Mytilus planulatus Lamarck, 1819
Species Mytilus eduliformis d'Orbigny, 1842 accepted as Mytilus platensis d'Orbigny, 1842
Species Mytilus elegans T. Brown, 1827 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
Species Mytilus elongatus Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 accepted as Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus elongatus Chemnitz, 1785 accepted as Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, unavailable name, published in a work rejected under ICZN Direction 1; available from Röding, 1798)
Species Mytilus erosus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Brachidontes erosus (Lamarck, 1819) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus exiguus Dunker, 1875 accepted as Mytilaster solisianus (d'Orbigny, 1842) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus exilis Philippi, 1847 accepted as Perumytilus purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819) (unaccepted, doubtful synonym)
Species Mytilus exustus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Brachidontes exustus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus faba Müller, 1776 accepted as Arvella faba (Müller, 1776) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus falcatus d'Orbigny, 1846 accepted as Mytella charruana (d'Orbigny, 1842) (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Mytilus falcatus Goldfuss, 1837)
Species Mytilus ficus Dall, 1909 accepted as Mytilus trossulus Gould, 1850 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus fischerianus Tapparone Canefri, 1874 accepted as Mytilus platensis d'Orbigny, 1842 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus flabellatus Gould, 1850 accepted as Modiolus rectus (Conrad, 1837) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus flavus Poli, 1795 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus fluvis Gray, 1825 accepted as Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus folium Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Dendostrea folium (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus fontaineanus d'Orbigny, 1842 accepted as Gregariella chenui (Récluz, 1842) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus frons Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Dendostrea frons (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus fuscus Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Botula fusca (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus gibbsianus Leach in Gray, 1852 accepted as Modiolus barbatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus glocinus Locard, 1889 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Mytilus glomeratus Gould, 1851 accepted as Mytilus trossulus Gould, 1850 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus granulatus Hanley, 1843 accepted as Brachidontes granulatus (Hanley, 1843) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus grayanus Dunker, 1853 accepted as Crenomytilus grayanus (Dunker, 1853) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus grunerianus Dunker, 1853 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus hamatus Say, 1822 accepted as Ischadium recurvum (Rafinesque, 1820) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus hepaticus Gould, 1850 accepted as Modiolus auriculatus (Krauss, 1848) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus hesperianus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus hirsuta Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Trichomya hirsuta (Lamarck, 1819) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus hirundo Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Pteria hirundo (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus horridus Dunker, 1857 accepted as Stavelia subdistorta (Récluz, 1852) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus hupeanus Rochebrune & Mabille, 1889 accepted as Mytilus platensis d'Orbigny, 1842 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus hyalinus Monterosato, 1875 accepted as Dacrydium hyalinum (Monterosato, 1875) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus hyotis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Hyotissa hyotis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus impactus Hermann, 1782 accepted as Musculus impactus (Hermann, 1782) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus incurvatus Pennant, 1777 accepted as Modiolus barbatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus infumatus Rochebrune & Mabille, 1889 accepted as Mytilus platensis d'Orbigny, 1842 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus irisans Jousseaume, 1888 accepted as Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus janeirensis Dunker & Zelebor, 1866 accepted as Mytilaster solisianus (d'Orbigny, 1842) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus kerguelensis E. A. Smith, 1885 accepted as Philobrya kerguelensis (E. A. Smith, 1885) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus kerguelensis E. A. Smith, 1885 sensu Fletcher, 1938 accepted as Mytilus platensis d'Orbigny, 1842 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus lacunatus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Mytilus planulatus Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus lacustris O. G. Costa, 1839 accepted as Mytilaster minimus (Poli, 1795) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus lamarckianus Clessin, 1887 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus lamarckii Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1890 accepted as Mytilaster lineatus (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus lateralis Say, 1822 accepted as Musculus lateralis (Say, 1822) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus latissimus Clessin, 1887 accepted as Crenomytilus grayanus (Dunker, 1853) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus latus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Choromytilus chorus (Molina, 1782) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus latus Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Perna canaliculus (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus latus Nordmann, 1862 accepted as Mytilus unguiculatus Valenciennes, 1858 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus lavalleanus d'Orbigny, 1853 accepted as Brachidontes exustus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus leucophaeatus Conrad, 1831 accepted as Mytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad, 1831) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus liburnicus Brusina, 1870 accepted as Mytilaster minimus (Poli, 1795) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus lineatus Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Mytilaster lineatus (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus lithophagus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Lithophaga lithophaga (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Subspecies Mytilus lithophagus striatus J. Sowerby, 1807 accepted as Leiosolenus aristatus (Dillwyn, 1817) (declared nomen oblitum by Turner & Boss (1962))
Species Mytilus lythophagus Salis Marschlins, 1793 accepted as Lithophaga lithophaga (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, misspelling)
Species Mytilus magellanicus Röding, 1798 accepted as Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus magellanicus sensu Suter, 1913 accepted as Aulacomya maoriana (Iredale, 1915) (unaccepted, misapplication)
Species Mytilus magellanicus Chemnitz, 1785 accepted as Aulacomya atra (Molina, 1782) (unaccepted, unavailable name, published in a work rejected under ICZN Direction 1; available from Röding, 1798)
Species Mytilus maorianus Iredale, 1915 accepted as Aulacomya maoriana (Iredale, 1915) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus margaritiferus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Pinctada margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus marioni Locard, 1889 accepted as Mytilaster marioni (Locard, 1889) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus marmoratus Forbes, 1838 accepted as Musculus subpictus (Cantraine, 1835) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus martensi Neumayer, 1898 accepted as Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, 1857) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus meleagridis Bruguière, 1792 accepted as Electroma alacorvi (Dillwyn, 1817) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus menkeanus Philippi, 1847 accepted as Brachidontes erosus (Lamarck, 1819) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus meridionalis Krauss, 1848 accepted as Choromytilus meridionalis (Krauss, 1848) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus meridionalis E. A. Smith, 1885 accepted as Philobrya laevis Thiele, 1912 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Mytilus meridionalis Krauss, 1848)
Species Mytilus minganensis Mighels, 1844 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus minimus Poli, 1795 accepted as Mytilaster minimus (Poli, 1795) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus minutus Locard, 1889 accepted as Mytilaster minimus (Poli, 1795) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus modiolus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Modiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus morrisi Dunker, 1857 accepted as Brachidontes puniceus (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus muelleri Dunker, 1875 accepted as Brachidontes darwinianus (d'Orbigny, 1842) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus mülleri Dunker, 1875 accepted as Mytilus muelleri Dunker, 1875 (unaccepted, incorrect original spelling)
Species Mytilus multiformis Carpenter, 1857 accepted as Brachidontes semilaevis (Menke, 1848) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus mundahuensis Duarte, 1926 accepted as Mytella charruana (d'Orbigny, 1842) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus mutabilis Gould, 1861 accepted as Brachidontes mutabilis (Gould, 1861) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus nicobaricus Röding, 1798 accepted as Septifer bilocularis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus niger Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Brachidontes niger (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus nitens Menke, 1848 accepted as Xenostrobus pulex (Lamarck, 1819) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus notatus DeKay, 1843 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus obesus Reeve, 1858 accepted as Mytilus platensis d'Orbigny, 1842 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus oblongus Clessin, 1887 accepted as Aulacomya atra (Molina, 1782) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus obscurus Dunker, 1857 accepted as Mytilus planulatus Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus opalus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Perna viridis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus orbicularis Pallary, 1903 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus orbignyanus Hupé in Gay, 1854 accepted as Aulacomya atra (Molina, 1782) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus ovalis Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Perumytilus purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus paetelianus Clessin, 1887 accepted as Mytilus planulatus Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus palliopunctatus Carpenter, 1857 accepted as Choromytilus palliopunctatus (Carpenter, 1857) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus patagonicus d'Orbigny, 1842 accepted as Modiolus patagonicus (d'Orbigny, 1842) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus patagonicus Clessin, 1887 accepted as Semimytilus algosus (Gould, 1850) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus pedroanus Conrad, 1855 accepted as Mytilus trossulus Gould, 1850 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus pelecinus Locard, 1889 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Mytilus pellucidus Pennant, 1777 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus perna (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus perviridis Holten, 1802 accepted as Mytilopsis adamsi J. P. E. Morrison, 1946 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus petagnae Scacchi, 1832 accepted as Gregariella petagnae (Scacchi, 1832) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus petasunculinus Locard, 1886 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Mytilus pharaonis P. Fischer, 1870 accepted as Brachidontes pharaonis (P. Fischer, 1870) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus pholadis Linnaeus, 1771 accepted as Hiatella arctica (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus pictus Born, 1778 accepted as Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus plicatus Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Modiolatus plicatus (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus plicatus Gmelin, 1791 sensu Montagu, 1808 accepted as Saxicavella jeffreysi Winckworth, 1930 (unaccepted, misidentification)
Species Mytilus plicatus Chemnitz, 1785 accepted as Mytilus plicatus Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted, unavailable name: published in a work rejected by ICZN direction 1; available from Gmelin (1791))
Species Mytilus polyodontus Quoy & Gaimard, 1835 accepted as Brachidontes erosus (Lamarck, 1819) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus praecisus Montagu, 1803 accepted as Hiatella arctica (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus puniceus Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Brachidontes puniceus (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus puntarenensis Pilsbry & H. N. Lowe, 1932 accepted as Brachidontes puntarenensis (Pilsbry & H. N. Lowe, 1932) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus pusillus Gould, 1850 accepted as Kidderia pusilla (Gould, 1850) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus pyriformis Gould, 1850 accepted as Aulacomya atra (Molina, 1782) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus recurvum Rafinesque, 1820 accepted as Ischadium recurvum (Rafinesque, 1820) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus retusus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus rodriguezii d'Orbigny, 1842 accepted as Brachidontes rodriguezii (d'Orbigny, 1842) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus ropan Deshayes, 1836 accepted as Leiosolenus aristatus (Dillwyn, 1817) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus roseus Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Parahyotissa rosea (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus rostratus Dunker, 1857 accepted as Brachidontes rostratus (Dunker, 1857) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus rostrum Shaw, 1797 accepted as Lingula rostrum (Shaw, 1797) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus ruber Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Modiolus barbatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus rugosus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Hiatella rugosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus sagittatus Poli, 1795 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus scaber Krynicki, 1837 accepted as Mytilaster lineatus (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus senegalensis Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Brachidontes puniceus (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus septentrionalis Clessin, 1887 accepted as Mytilus trossulus Gould, 1850 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus septulifer Menke, 1830 accepted as Septifer bilocularis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus similis Clessin, 1887 accepted as Semimytilus algosus (Gould, 1850) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus sinuatus Reeve, 1857 accepted as Mytella charruana (d'Orbigny, 1842) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus smaragdinus Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Perna viridis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus solen Salis, 1793 accepted as Solemya togata (Poli, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus soleniformis d'Orbigny, 1842 accepted as Adula soleniformis (d'Orbigny, 1842) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus solisianus d'Orbigny, 1842 accepted as Mytilaster solisianus (d'Orbigny, 1842) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus solitarius Williamson, 1834 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Mytilus spathulinus Locard, 1889 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Mytilus spatula Menke, 1848 accepted as Modiolus capax (Conrad, 1837) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus splendens Dunker, 1857 accepted as Modiolus capax (Conrad, 1837) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus stearnsii Pilsbry & Raymond, 1898 accepted as Brachidontes adamsianus (Dunker, 1857) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus striatus Barnes, 1823 accepted as Ischadium recurvum (Rafinesque, 1820) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus strigatus Hanley, 1843 accepted as Mytella charruana (d'Orbigny, 1842) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus subdistortus Récluz, 1852 accepted as Stavelia subdistorta (Récluz, 1852) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus subsaxatilis Williamson, 1834 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus succineus Danilo & Sandri, 1856 accepted as Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus tasmanicus Tenison Woods, 1876 accepted as Perna canaliculus (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus tenuiaratus Carpenter, 1857 accepted as Choromytilus palliopunctatus (Carpenter, 1857) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus tenuistriatus Dunker, 1853 accepted as Brachidontes dunkeri M. Huber, 2015 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Mytilus tenuistriatus Goldfuss, 1837; Brachidontes dunkeri is a replacement name)
  » Variety Mytilus tenuistriatus var. laevis Dautzenberg, 1912 accepted as Brachidontes dunkeri M. Huber, 2015 (invalid: junior homonym of Mytilus laevis Defrance, 1822)
Species Mytilus thalia W. H. Turton, 1932 accepted as Rhomboidella capensis Thiele, 1931 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus tortus Reeve, 1857 accepted as Stavelia subdistorta (Récluz, 1852) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus trigonus Locard, 1889 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Mytilus umbilicatus Pennant, 1777 accepted as Modiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus umbonata Anton, 1838 accepted as Mytella brasiliensis (Gray, 1825) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus ungularis Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Mytilus planulatus Lamarck, 1819 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus ungulatus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Choromytilus chorus (Molina, 1782) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus ungulatus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus ustulatus Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Brachidontes ustulatus (Lamarck, 1819) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus variabilis Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, declared nomen oblitum by Cosel et al. (2014))
Species Mytilus variabilis Krauss, 1848 accepted as Brachidontes variabilis (Krauss, 1848) (unaccepted, declared nomen protectum by Cosel et al. (2014))
  » Subspecies Mytilus variabilis striata [sic] accepted as Brachidontes variabilis (Krauss, 1848) (misspelling of Mytilus variabilis var. semistriata Krauss, 1848)
  » Variety Mytilus variabilis var. semistriata Krauss, 1848 accepted as Brachidontes variabilis (Krauss, 1848) (non d'Orbigny, 1844)
Species Mytilus variegatus Röding, 1798 accepted as Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus versicolor Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus viator d'Orbigny, 1842 accepted as Musculus viator (d'Orbigny, 1842) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus viridis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Perna viridis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus vitrea Møller, 1842 accepted as Mytilus vitreus Møller, 1842 (unaccepted, incorrect original spelling)
Species Mytilus vitreus Møller, 1842 accepted as Dacrydium vitreum (Møller, 1842) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Mytilus vulgaris da Costa, 1778 accepted as Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus ziczac Anton, 1838 accepted as Musculus impactus (Hermann, 1782) (unaccepted)
Species Mytilus zonarius Lamarck, 1819 accepted as Mytilus californianus Conrad, 1837 (unaccepted)
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Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>[book].</em> Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae, vol. 1, 824 pp., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138228 on 2019-07-24
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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. <em>[book].</em> Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae, vol. 1, 824 pp., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Eumytilus Ihering, 1900) Ihering, H. V. (1900). On the South American species of Mytilidae. <em>Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London.</em> 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. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

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