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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilidae Rafinesque, 1815 
AphiaID: 211

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteriomorphia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytiloida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytiloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytiloidea Rafinesque, 1815
Sources 
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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Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormossels  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblåmusslor  [details]
Direct child
taxa (122)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdipicola Dautzenberg, 1927
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdula H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcoperna Conrad, 1865 †
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcuatula Jousseaume in Lamy, 1919
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcuatulinae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArenifodiens Wilson, 2006
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArvella Bartsch in Scarlato, 1960
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulacomya Mörch, 1853
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathymodiolinae Kenk & B. R. Wilson, 1985
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathymodiolus Kenk & B. R. Wilson, 1985
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthomodiolus Dell, 1987
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBotula Mörch, 1853
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes Swainson, 1840
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontinae Nordsieck, 1969
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoromytilus Soot-Ryen, 1952
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCiboticola Iredale, 1939
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrenella T. Brown, 1827
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrenellinae Gray, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrenomytilus Soot-Ryen, 1955
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDacrydiinae Ockelmann, 1983
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDacrydium Torell, 1859
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExosiperna Iredale, 1929
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFungiacava T. F. Goreau, N. I. Goreau, Neumann & Yonge, 1968
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeukensia Van de Poel, 1959
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGibbomodiola Sacco, 1898
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGigantidas Cosel & B. A. Marshall, 2003
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGigantidus von Cosel & B. A. Marshall, 2003
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGregariella Monterosato, 1884
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdas Jeffreys, 1876
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIschadium Jukes-Browne, 1905
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJolya Bourguignat, 1877
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnoperna Rochebrune, 1882
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLioberus Dall, 1898
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga Röding, 1798
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaginae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolatus Jousseaume, 1893
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolinae G. Termier & H. Termier, 1950
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolula Sacco, 1897
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus Lamarck, 1799
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMusculinae Iredale, 1939
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMusculus Röding, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytella Soot-Ryen, 1955
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilaster Monterosato, 1884
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilinae Rafinesque, 1815
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna Philipsson, 1788
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerumytilus Olsson, 1961
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhomboidella Monterosato, 1884
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemimytilus Soot-Ryen, 1955
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSeptifer Dunker, 1848
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSeptiferinae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979
Genus Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSinomytilus Thiele, 1934
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolamen Iredale, 1924
Genus Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStavelia Gray, 1858
Genus Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTamu Gustafson, Turner, Lutz & Vrijenhoek, 1998
Genus Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrichomya Ihering, 1900
Genus Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUrumella Hayami & Kase, 1993
Genus Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVilasina Bartsch in Scarlato, 1960
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVulcanidas Cosel & B. A. Marshall, 2010
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenostrobus Wilson, 1967
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZelithophaga Finlay, 1926

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiosolenus Carpenter, 1857 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga (Leiosolenus) Carpenter, 1856 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga Röding, 1798 (alternate representation)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAeidimytilus Olsson, 1961 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes Swainson, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcuatula Soot-Ryen, 1955 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeukensia Van de Poel, 1959
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustromytilus Laseron, 1956 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes Swainson, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBotulina Dall, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGregariella Monterosato, 1884
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBotulopa Iredale, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBotula Mörch, 1853
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachydontes Gray, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes Swainson, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachyodontes Agassiz, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes Swainson, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallitriche Poli, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGibbomodiola Sacco, 1898
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChloromya Mörch, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna Philipsson, 1788
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChloromytilus [sic] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoromytilus Soot-Ryen, 1952
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrassimytilus Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylus Mörch, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga (Leiosolenus) Carpenter, 1856 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga Röding, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDentimodiolus Iredale, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes Swainson, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoliolabis Iredale, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga (Leiosolenus) Carpenter, 1856 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga Röding, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumodiolus Ihering, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus Lamarck, 1799
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumytilus Ihering, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExodiberus Iredale, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga (Leiosolenus) Carpenter, 1856 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga Röding, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFulgida Jousseaume in Lamy, 1919 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLioberus Dall, 1898
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabepegris F. R. Bernard, 1978 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdas Jeffreys, 1876
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippagus Lea, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrenella T. Brown, 1827
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHormomya Mörch, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes Swainson, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdasola Iredale, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdas Jeffreys, 1876
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabis Dall, 1916 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga (Leiosolenus) Carpenter, 1856 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga Röding, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamya Soot-Ryen, 1958 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcuatula Jousseaume in Lamy, 1919
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLanistes Swainson, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMusculus Röding, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLanistina Gray, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMusculus Röding, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithodomus Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga Röding, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophagus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga Röding, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegacrenella Habe & Ito, 1965 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolamen Iredale, 1924
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMiridas Iredale, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdas Jeffreys, 1876
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiella Monterosato, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiola Lamarck, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus Lamarck, 1799
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolarca Gray, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaimardia Gould, 1852
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolarca Gray, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMusculus Röding, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolaria Beck in Robert, 1838 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMusculus Röding, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolusia Yamamoto & Habe, 1958 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJolya Bourguignat, 1877
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMusculista Yamamoto & Habe, 1958 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcuatula Jousseaume in Lamy, 1919
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyapalmula Iredale, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga (Leiosolenus) Carpenter, 1856 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga Röding, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyoforceps P. Fischer, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga (Leiosolenus) Carpenter, 1856 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga Röding, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyoparo Lea, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrenella T. Brown, 1827
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrina H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdipicola Dautzenberg, 1927
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrinopsis F. Nordsieck, 1969 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdas Jeffreys, 1876
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilisepta Habe, 1951 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSeptifer Dunker, 1848
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilodonta Coen, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilaster Monterosato, 1884
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotobotula Fleming, 1959 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolula Sacco, 1897
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNuculocardia d'Orbigny, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrenella T. Brown, 1827
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNudiola Monterosato, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGibbomodiola Sacco, 1898
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifimytilus Kafanov, 1984 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPropetilus Iredale, 1937 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGregariella Monterosato, 1884
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuendreda Iredale, 1936 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDacrydium (Quendreda) Iredale, 1936 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDacrydium Torell, 1859
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalebrolabis Iredale, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga (Leiosolenus) Carpenter, 1856 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga Röding, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolimytilus Olsson, 1961 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes Swainson, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalagmium Conrad, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrenella T. Brown, 1827
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStumpiella Soot-Ryen, 1955 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga (Leiosolenus) Carpenter, 1856 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophaga Röding, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerua Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdipicola Dautzenberg, 1927
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTibialectus Iredale, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGregariella Monterosato, 1884
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichomusculus Iredale, 1924 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGregariella Monterosato, 1884
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVignadula Kuroda & Habe, 1971 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenostrobus Wilson, 1967
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolsella Scopoli, 1777 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus Lamarck, 1799
Environment marine
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo image gallery of Natural History Museum Rotterdam 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2012-01-04 17:55:52Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211 on 2014-11-27
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