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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoromytilus Soot-Ryen, 1952 
AphiaID: 224607

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoromytilus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus chorus Molina, 1782 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilidae Rafinesque, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChloromytilus [sic] (misspelling)
Source  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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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoromytilus chorus (Molina, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoromytilus meridionalis (Krauss, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoromytilus palliopunctatus (Carpenter, 1857)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoromytilus chilensis (Hupé, 1854) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus edulis platensis d'Orbigny, 1842
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling sometimes misspelled "Chloromytilus"; the name alludes to the included species C. chorus, not to a green colour like in Chloromya[details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:224607
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2006-03-16 11:07:45Z  created  Mussai, Prakash
2012-06-21 23:44:14Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Choromytilus. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=224607 on 2014-12-28
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