WoRMS taxon details

Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815

211  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211)

accepted
Family
Subfamily Arcuatulinae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979
Subfamily Bathymodiolinae Kenk & B. R. Wilson, 1985
Subfamily Brachidontinae F. Nordsieck, 1969
  » Genus Brachidontes Swainson, 1840
  » Genus Geukensia Van de Poel, 1959
  » Genus Mytilaster Monterosato, 1884
  » Genus Perumytilus Olsson, 1961
  » Genus Brachiodontes accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (incorrect subsequent spelling)
Subfamily Crenellinae Gray, 1840
Subfamily Dacrydiinae Ockelmann, 1983
  » Genus Dacrydium Torell, 1859
Subfamily Lithophaginae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857
Subfamily Modiolinae G. Termier & H. Termier, 1950
Subfamily Musculinae Iredale, 1939
Subfamily Mytilinae Rafinesque, 1815
Subfamily Septiferinae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979

Subfamily [unassigned] Mytilidae (temporary name)

Subfamily Adulinae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979 accepted as Lithophaginae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857
Genus Aeidimytilus Olsson, 1961 accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (synonym)
Genus Arcuatula Soot-Ryen, 1955 accepted as Geukensia Van de Poel, 1959 (invalid: junior homonym of Arcuatula Jousseaume in Lamy, 1919; Geukensia is a replacement name)
Genus Austromytilus Laseron, 1956 accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (synonym)
Genus Botulina Dall, 1889 accepted as Gregariella Monterosato, 1883 (synonym)
Subfamily Botulinae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979 accepted as Lithophaginae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857
Genus Botulopa Iredale, 1939 accepted as Botula Mörch, 1853 (synonym)
Genus Brachydontes Gray, 1847 accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (error pro Brachidontes Swainson, 1840)
Genus Brachyodontes Agassiz, 1846 accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (error for Brachidontes Swainson, 1840)
Genus Callitriche Poli, 1791 accepted as Gibbomodiola Sacco, 1898
Genus Chloromya Mörch, 1853 accepted as Perna Philipsson, 1788 (junior objective synonym of Perna)
Genus Chloromytilus [sic] accepted as Choromytilus Soot-Ryen, 1952 (misspelling)
Genus Crassimytilus Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979 accepted as Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Dactylus Mörch, 1861 accepted as Leiosolenus (Labis) Dall, 1916 represented as Leiosolenus Carpenter, 1857
Genus Dentimodiolus Iredale, 1939 accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (synonym)
Genus Doliolabis Iredale, 1939 accepted as Leiosolenus (Labis) Dall, 1916 represented as Leiosolenus Carpenter, 1857
Genus Eumodiolus Ihering, 1900 accepted as Modiolus Lamarck, 1799 (objective synonym of Modiolus)
Genus Eumytilus Ihering, 1900 accepted as Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758 (junior objective synonym of Mytilus)
Genus Exodiberus Iredale, 1939 accepted as Leiosolenus (Diberus) Dall, 1898 represented as Leiosolenus Carpenter, 1857
Genus Fulgida Jousseaume in Lamy, 1919 accepted as Lioberus Dall, 1898 (synonym)
Genus Habepegris F. R. Bernard, 1978 accepted as Idas Jeffreys, 1876
Genus Hippagus Lea, 1833 accepted as Crenella T. Brown, 1827 (synonym)
Genus Hormomya Mörch, 1853 accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (synonym)
Genus Idasola Iredale, 1915 accepted as Idas Jeffreys, 1876 (Unnecessary replacement name for Idas Jeffreys, 1876)
Genus Labis Dall, 1916 accepted as Leiosolenus (Labis) Dall, 1916 represented as Leiosolenus Carpenter, 1857
Genus Lamya Soot-Ryen, 1958 accepted as Arcuatula Jousseaume in Lamy, 1919 (synonym)
Genus Lanistes Swainson, 1840 accepted as Musculus Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Genus Lanistina Gray, 1847 accepted as Musculus Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Subfamily Limnoperninae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979 accepted as Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815
Subfamily Lithodominae Gray, 1854 accepted as Lithophaginae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857
Genus Lithodomus Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Lithophaga Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Genus Lithophagus accepted as Lithophaga Röding, 1798 (incorrect subsequent spelling)
Genus Megacrenella Habe & Ito, 1965 accepted as Solamen Iredale, 1924 (synonym)
Genus Miridas Iredale, 1939 accepted as Idas Jeffreys, 1876 (synonym)
Genus Modiella Monterosato, 1884 accepted as Amygdalum Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 (synonym)
Genus Modiola Lamarck, 1801 accepted as Modiolus Lamarck, 1799
Genus Modiolarca Gray, 1843 accepted as Musculus Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Genus Modiolarca Gray, 1842 accepted as Musculus (Modiolarca) Gray, 1842 represented as Musculus Röding, 1798
Genus Modiolaria Beck in Robert, 1838 accepted as Musculus Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Genus Modiolusia Yamamoto & Habe, 1958 accepted as Jolya Bourguignat, 1877 (synonym)
Genus Musculista Yamamoto & Habe, 1958 accepted as Arcuatula Jousseaume in Lamy, 1919 (synonym)
Genus Myapalmula Iredale, 1939 accepted as Leiosolenus Carpenter, 1857
Genus Myoforceps P. Fischer, 1886 accepted as Leiosolenus (Myoforceps) P. Fischer, 1886 represented as Leiosolenus Carpenter, 1857
Genus Myoparo Lea, 1833 accepted as Crenella T. Brown, 1827 (synonym)
Genus Myrina H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854 accepted as Adipicola Dautzenberg, 1927 (Invalid: junior homonym of Myrina Fabricius, 1807 [Lepidoptera]; Adipicola is a replacement name)
Genus Myrinopsis F. Nordsieck, 1969 accepted as Idas Jeffreys, 1876 (synonym)
Genus Mytilodonta Coen, 1935 accepted as Mytilaster Monterosato, 1884
Genus Notobotula C. A. Fleming, 1959 accepted as Modiolula Sacco, 1897
Genus Nuculocardia d'Orbigny, 1853 accepted as Crenella T. Brown, 1827 (synonym)
Genus Nudiola Monterosato, 1917 accepted as Gibbomodiola Sacco, 1898 (synonym)
Genus Pacifimytilus Kafanov, 1984 accepted as Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Subfamily Perninae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979 accepted as Mytilinae Rafinesque, 1815
Genus Propetilus Iredale, 1937 accepted as Gregariella Monterosato, 1883 (synonym)
Genus Quendreda Soot-Ryen, 1955 accepted as Dacrydium (Quendreda) Soot-Ryen, 1955 accepted as Dacrydium Torell, 1859 (synonym)
Genus Ryenella C. A. Fleming, 1959 accepted as Musculus (Modiolarca) Gray, 1842 represented as Musculus Röding, 1798
Genus Salebrolabis Iredale, 1939 accepted as Leiosolenus (Diberus) Dall, 1898 represented as Leiosolenus Carpenter, 1857
Genus Scolimytilus Olsson, 1961 accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (synonym)
Genus Stalagmium Conrad, 1833 accepted as Crenella T. Brown, 1827 (synonym)
Genus Stumpiella Soot-Ryen, 1955 accepted as Leiosolenus (Stumpiella) Soot-Ryen, 1955 represented as Leiosolenus Carpenter, 1857
Genus Tibialectus Iredale, 1939 accepted as Gregariella Monterosato, 1883 (synonym)
Genus Trichomusculus Iredale, 1924 accepted as Gregariella Monterosato, 1883 (junior synonym)
Genus Vignadula Kuroda & Habe, 1971 accepted as Xenostrobus Wilson, 1967 (synonym)
Genus Volsella Scopoli, 1777 accepted as Modiolus Lamarck, 1799 (invalid: suppressed by ICZN Opinion325)
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Not documented
Taxonomy Arrangement of the genera in subfamilies follows Huber (2010, 2015) unless otherwise noted  
Taxonomy Arrangement of the genera in subfamilies follows Huber (2010, 2015) unless otherwise noted [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211 on 2018-06-23
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additional source Soot-Ryen T. (1955). A report on the family Mytilidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 20: 1-154 pl. 1-20 [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]   

additional source Morton B. (2015). Evolution and adaptive radiation in the Mytiloidea (Bivalvia): clues from the pericardial-posterior byssal retractor musculature complex. Molluscan Research. 35(4): 227-245., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/13235818.2015.1053167 [details]   

additional source Lorion, J., Kiel, S., Faure, B., Kawato, M., Ho, S. Y. M., Marshall, B., Tsuchida, S., Miyazaki, J.-I. & Fujiwara, Y. (2013). Adaptive radiation of chemosymbiotic deep-sea mussels. Proceedings of the Royal Society B280: 1-9.  [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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Taxonomy Arrangement of the genera in subfamilies follows Huber (2010, 2015) unless otherwise noted [details]
 



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