WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758

140480  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140480)

accepted
Species
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
page(s): 705 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote «in O. Europaeo, Indico & M. Balthico»  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality «in O. Europaeo, Indico & M. Balthico» [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature ICZN opinion 333: specific name of type...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature ICZN opinion 333: specific name of type species of Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Arctic Ocean to South Carolina; Alaska to Carolina  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Arctic Ocean to South Carolina; Alaska to Carolina [details]
Gofas, S. (2004). Mytilus edulis. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140480 on 2017-12-17

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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
page(s): 705 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus abbreviatus Lamarck, 1819) Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1819). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome sixième, 1re partie. Paris: published by the Author, vi + 343 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47441
page(s): 127 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus minganensis Mighels, 1844) Mighels J.W. (1844). [Some specimens of shells, with descriptions]. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 1: 187-189
page(s): 188 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus notatus DeKay, 1843) DeKay J.E. (1843). Zoology of New York, vol. 1 zoology, part V Mollusca. Albany 271 p.:
page(s): 182; pl. 13, fig. 223 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus pellucidus Pennant, 1777) Pennant, T., (1777) British Zoology, vol. IV. Crustacea. Mollusca. Testacea: i-viii, 1-154, Plates 1-93. London., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127011
page(s): 95; pl. 63 fig. 75 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus retusus Lamarck, 1819) Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1819). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome sixième, 1re partie. Paris: published by the Author, vi + 343 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47441
page(s): 127 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus ungulatus Linnaeus, 1758) 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
page(s): 705 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus vulgaris da Costa, 1778) da Costa E. M. (1778). Historia Naturalis Testaceorum Britanniae, or, The British Conchology. London: Millan, White, Elmsley & Robson. xii + 254 + viii pp. 17 pls., available online at http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=ucm.5329027802
page(s): 216-218; pl. 15 fig. 5 left [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus subsaxatilis Williamson, 1834) Williamson W. (1834). A notice of localities, habits, characteristics, and synonymes of a rare British species of Mytilus.. Magazine of Natural History 7: 353-354
page(s): 353-354 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus angulatus Williamson, 1834) Williamson W. (1834). A notice of localities, habits, characteristics, and synonymes of a rare British species of Mytilus.. Magazine of Natural History 7: 353-354
page(s): 354 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus solitarius Williamson, 1834) Williamson W. (1834). A notice of localities, habits, characteristics, and synonymes of a rare British species of Mytilus.. Magazine of Natural History 7: 353-354
page(s): 354 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus spathulinus Locard, 1889) Locard A. (1889). Révision des espèces françaises appartenant au genre Mytilus. Bulletin de la Société Malacologique de France. 6: 83-164, pls 3-5., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44523#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 134 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus trigonus Locard, 1889) Locard A. (1889). Révision des espèces françaises appartenant au genre Mytilus. Bulletin de la Société Malacologique de France. 6: 83-164, pls 3-5., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44523#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 102 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus petasunculinus Locard, 1886) Locard A. (1886). Prodrome de malacologie française. Catalogue général des mollusques vivants de France. Mollusque marins. Lyon, H. Georg & Paris, Baillière : pp. X + 778, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40914#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 497, 601 [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 Abbott R. T. (1974). American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source 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]   

additional source Lubet P. (1959). Recherches sur le cycle sexuel et l'émission des gamètes chez les Mytilidés et les Pectinidés. Revue des Travaux de l’Institut des Pêches Maritimes. 23(3): 384-548., available online at http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/1959/publication-4507.pdf [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus abbreviatus Lamarck, 1819) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus borealis Lamarck, 1819) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus elegans Brown, 1827) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus grunerianus Dunker, 1853) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus retusus Lamarck, 1819) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus pellucidus Pennant, 1777) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus notatus DeKay, 1843) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus minganensis Mighels, 1844) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus retusus var. acrocyrta Locard, 1889) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus petasunculinus Locard, 1886) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus subsaxatilis Williamson, 1834) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus vulgaris da Costa, 1778) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna ungulina Philipsson, 1788) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus edulis pusillus MacGillivray, 1843) 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 editorMytilus ungulatus Linnaeus, 1758) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus variabilis Fischer von Waldheim, 1807) 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus variabilis Fischer von Waldheim, 1807) Cosel R. von, Gofas S. & Poutiers J. M. (2014). Nomenclatural notes on some European and West African marine bivalve species. Iberus. 32(1): 65-85. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus solitarius Williamson, 1834) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records. 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature ICZN opinion 333: specific name of type species of Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758 [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality «in O. Europaeo, Indico & M. Balthico» [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Ukrainian part of the Black Sea (Marine Region) : Fisheries: deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish to establish or support fishery [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Ukrainian part of the Black Sea (Marine Region) : Individual release: deliberate release by individuals [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions reaches 2.5 to 7.5 cm in size [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Arctic Ocean to South Carolina; Alaska to Carolina [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat intertidal, bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction separate sexes, usually not dimorphic in shell structure; fertilization occurs within the mantle cavity anf young hatch as pelagic larvae (generalized for group) [details]
 

Feeding Type
suspension feeder [details]
Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolicola bifida Tanaka, 1961 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolicola gracilis Wilson C.B., 1935 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolicola insignis Aurivillius, 1883 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilicola intestinalis Steuer, 1902 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilicola orientalis Mori, 1935 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudomyicola ostreae Yamaguti, 1936 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudomyicola spinosus (Raffaele & Monticelli, 1885) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTisbe celata Humes, 1954 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
Basque Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormuskuilu  [details]
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormusclo  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblåmusling  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormosselUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgewone mosselUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoreetbare mosselUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblauwe mossel  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoredible blue musselUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon musselUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblue mussel  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormoule communeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormoule communUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormoule comestible  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMiesmuschelUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoressbare Miesmuschel  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΜύδι Ατλαντικού  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblåskjell  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblåskjel  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormexilhao  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormidiya  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormejillón  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblåmussla  [details]