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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus variabilis Krauss, 1848 
AphiaID: 215812

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 editorMytilida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytiloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus variabilis (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (declared nomen protectum by Cosel et al. (2014))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes variabilis (Krauss, 1848)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus Linnaeus, 1758
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus variabilis Krauss, 1848
Sources  original description Krauss, F. (1848) Die Südafrikanischen Mollusken. Ein Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Mollusken des Kap- und Natallandes und zur Geographischen Verbreitung derselben mit Beschreibung und Abbildung der neuen Arten. Ebner and Seubert, Stuttgart, 140 pp., 6 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13936
page(s): 25-26, pl. 2 fig. 5 [details]

status source 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.
page(s): 68-69 [details]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus variabilis striata [sic] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes variabilis (Krauss, 1848)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus variabilis var. semistriata Krauss, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes variabilis (Krauss, 1848)
Environment marine
Distribution 
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Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (44 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Subgenus Hormomya [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215812
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Date   action   by
2001-12-08 16:06:46Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2002-08-02 17:06:59Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-11-18 14:08:23Z  changed  Tran, Bastien
2010-11-19 08:53:28Z  changed  Huber, Markus
2012-03-08 21:04:46Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
2014-03-04 16:00:58Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
2016-01-29 20:24:10Z  changed  Sartori, André F.
  
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  Citation: Sartori, André F.; Gofas, S.; Huber, M. (2016). Mytilus variabilis Krauss, 1848. In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215812 on 2016-08-24
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