WoRMS taxon details

Choromytilus Soot-Ryen, 1952

224607  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:224607)

accepted
Genus
Mytilus chorus Molina, 1782 accepted as Choromytilus chorus (Molina, 1782) (type by original designation)
Chloromytilus [sic] (misspelling)
marine
Not documented
MolluscaBase (2018). Choromytilus Soot-Ryen, 1952. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=224607 on 2018-11-18
Date
action
by
2006-03-16 11:07:45Z
created
2012-06-21 23:44:14Z
changed
2018-03-23 21:34:07Z
changed

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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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Spelling sometimes misspelled "Chloromytilus"; the name alludes to the included species C. chorus, not to a green colour like in Chloromya[details]