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Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815

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

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Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)

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  1. Subfamily Arcuatulinae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979
    1. Genus Arcuatula Jousseaume, 1919
    2. Genus Mytella Soot-Ryen, 1955
    3. Genus Musculista G. Yamamoto & Habe, 1958 accepted as Arcuatula Jousseaume, 1919 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    4. Genus Parabrachidontes K. S. Tan, S. H. M. Tan, Sanpanich, Duangdee & Ambarwati, 2023 (unaccepted > unavailable name, description in Supplementary Material does not fulfill the requirements of the Code for e-only publications )
  2. Subfamily Bathymodiolinae Kenk & B. R. Wilson, 1985
    1. Genus Adipicola Dautzenberg, 1927
    2. Genus Bathymodiolus Kenk & B. R. Wilson, 1985
    3. Genus Benthomodiolus Dell, 1987
    4. Genus Gigantidas Cosel & B. A. Marshall, 2003
    5. Genus Idas Jeffreys, 1876
    6. Genus Nypamodiolus Y.-T. Lin, Kiel, T. Xu & J.-W. Qiu, 2022
    7. Genus Tamu Gustafson, R. D. Turner, Lutz & Vrijenhoek, 1998
    8. Genus Terua Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938
    9. Genus Vadumodiolus Altamia, Appiah-Madson, Falco-Poulin, Huettel, Rubin-Blum, Dubilier, Gruber-Vodicka, Leisch & Distel, 2024
    10. Genus Vulcanidas Cosel & B. A. Marshall, 2010
  3. Subfamily Brachidontinae F. Nordsieck, 1969
    1. Genus Brachidontes Swainson, 1840
    2. Genus Geukensia Van de Poel, 1959
    3. Genus Ischadium Jukes-Browne, 1905
    4. Genus Mytilaster Monterosato, 1883
    5. Genus Perumytilus Olsson, 1961
    6. Genus Austromytilus Laseron, 1956 accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (synonym)
    7. Genus Brachiodontes accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (incorrect subsequent spelling)
    8. Genus Brachyodon Jukes-Browne, 1905 accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (unaccepted > unavailable name)
    9. Genus Hormomya Mörch, 1853 accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (synonym)
    10. Genus Scolimytilus Olsson, 1961 accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (synonym)
  4. Subfamily Crenellinae Gray, 1840
    1. Genus Arvella Scarlato, 1960
    2. Genus Crenella T. Brown, 1827
    3. Genus Exosiperna Iredale, 1929
    4. Genus Rhomboidella Monterosato, 1884
    5. Genus Solamen Iredale, 1924
    6. Genus Vilasina Scarlato, 1960
    7. Genus Nuculocardia A. d'Orbigny, 1853 accepted as Crenella T. Brown, 1827 (synonym)
  5. Subfamily Dacrydiinae Ockelmann, 1983
    1. Genus Dacrydium Torell, 1859
    2. Genus Dacridium [sic] accepted as Dacrydium Torell, 1859 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
  6. Subfamily Lithophaginae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857
    1. Genus Adula H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857
    2. Genus Botula Mörch, 1853
    3. Genus Fungiacava Soot-Ryen, 1969
    4. Genus Leiosolenus P. P. Carpenter, 1857
    5. Genus Lithophaga Röding, 1798
    6. Genus Zelithophaga H. J. Finlay, 1926
    7. Genus Dactylus Mörch, 1861 accepted as Leiosolenus (Labis) Dall, 1916 represented as Leiosolenus P. P. Carpenter, 1857
    8. Genus Doliolabis Iredale, 1939 accepted as Leiosolenus (Labis) Dall, 1916 represented as Leiosolenus P. P. Carpenter, 1857
    9. Genus Exodiberus Iredale, 1939 accepted as Leiosolenus (Diberus) Dall, 1898 represented as Leiosolenus P. P. Carpenter, 1857
    10. Genus Lithodomus Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Lithophaga Röding, 1798 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    11. Genus Lithophagus [sic] accepted as Lithophaga Röding, 1798 (incorrect subsequent spelling)
    12. Genus Lythodomus accepted as Lithophaga Röding, 1798 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling, of Lithodomus Cuvier, 1816)
    13. Genus Myapalmula Iredale, 1939 accepted as Leiosolenus P. P. Carpenter, 1857
    14. Genus Myoforceps P. Fischer, 1886 accepted as Leiosolenus (Myoforceps) P. Fischer, 1886 represented as Leiosolenus P. P. Carpenter, 1857
    15. Genus Salebrolabis Iredale, 1939 accepted as Leiosolenus (Diberus) Dall, 1898 represented as Leiosolenus P. P. Carpenter, 1857
    16. Genus Stumpiella Soot-Ryen, 1955 accepted as Leiosolenus (Stumpiella) Soot-Ryen, 1955 represented as Leiosolenus P. P. Carpenter, 1857
  7. Subfamily Modiolinae G. Termier & H. Termier, 1950
    1. Genus Arenifodiens B. R. Wilson, 2006
    2. Genus Jolya Bourguignat, 1877
    3. Genus Lioberus Dall, 1898
    4. Genus Modiolatus Jousseaume, 1893
    5. Genus Modiolula Sacco, 1898
    6. Genus Modiolus Lamarck, 1799
    7. Genus Stavelia Gray, 1858
    8. Genus Tamarindiformis Kuroda, 1931 accepted as Modiolus Lamarck, 1799 (unaccepted > unavailable name)
    9. Genus Gibbomodiola Sacco, 1898 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  8. Subfamily Musculinae Iredale, 1939
    1. Genus Gregariella Monterosato, 1883
    2. Genus Musculus Röding, 1798
    3. Genus Botulina Dall, 1889 accepted as Gregariella Monterosato, 1883 (synonym)
  9. Subfamily Mytilinae Rafinesque, 1815
    1. Genus Aulacomya Mörch, 1853
    2. Genus Byssogerdius K.-S. Tan, S. H-N. Tan, Sanpanich, Duangdee & Ambarwati, 2021
    3. Genus Choromytilus Soot-Ryen, 1952
    4. Genus Crenomytilus Soot-Ryen, 1955
    5. Genus Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758
    6. Genus Perna Philipsson, 1788
    7. Genus Semimytilus Soot-Ryen, 1955
    8. Genus Mitylus accepted as Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling, incorrect subsequent spelling)
    9. Genus Mytulus [sic] accepted as Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758 (incorrect subsequent spelling)
  10. Subfamily Mytiliseptinae B. Morton, 2020
    1. Genus Mytilisepta Habe, 1951
  11. Subfamily Septiferinae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979
    1. Genus Ciboticola Iredale, 1939
    2. Genus Septifer Récluz, 1848
    3. Genus Sinomytilus Thiele, 1934
    4. Genus Trichomya Ihering, 1900
  12. Subfamily Xenostrobinae K. S. Tan, S. H. M. Tan, K. Sanpanich, T. Duangdee & R. Ambarwati, 2022
    1. Genus Vignadula Kuroda & Habe, 1971
    2. Genus Xenostrobus B. R. Wilson, 1967
  13. Subfamily Adulinae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979 accepted as Lithophaginae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857
  14. Subfamily Botulinae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979 accepted as Lithophaginae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857
  15. Genus Brachydontes [sic] accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (misspelling by Gray, 1847)
  16. Genus Brachyodontes Herrmannsen, 1846 accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (unaccepted > unjustified emendation)
  17. Genus Dentimodiolus Iredale, 1939 accepted as Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  18. Genus Fulgida Jousseaume, 1919 accepted as Lioberus Dall, 1898 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  19. Genus Habepegris F. R. Bernard, 1978 accepted as Idas Jeffreys, 1876 (junior subjective synonym)
  20. Genus Hippagus I. Lea, 1833 accepted as Crenella T. Brown, 1827 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  21. Genus Idasola Iredale, 1915 accepted as Idas Jeffreys, 1876 (Unnecessary replacement name for Idas Jeffreys, 1876)
  22. Genus Lamya Soot-Ryen, 1958 accepted as Arcuatula Jousseaume, 1919 (synonym)
  23. Subfamily Limnoperninae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979 accepted as Arcuatulinae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979
    1. Genus Limnoperna Rochebrune, 1882
  24. Subfamily Lithodominae Gray, 1854 accepted as Lithophaginae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857
  25. Genus Megacrenella Habe & Ki. Ito, 1965 accepted as Solamen Iredale, 1924 (synonym)
  26. Genus Modiella Monterosato, 1884 accepted as Amygdalum Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 (synonym)
  27. Genus Modiola Lamarck, 1801 accepted as Modiolus Lamarck, 1799 (an incorrect subsequent spelling of Modiolus Lamarck, 1799)
  28. Genus Modiolarca J. E. Gray, 1842 accepted as Musculus (Modiolarca) J. E. Gray, 1842 represented as Musculus Röding, 1798 (unaccepted > superseded rank)
  29. Genus Modiolaria Lovén, 1846 accepted as Musculus Röding, 1798 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  30. 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)
  31. Subfamily Mytiliseptiferinae accepted as Mytiliseptinae B. Morton, 2020 (incorrectly formed name)
  32. Genus Mytilodonta Coen, 1935 accepted as Mytilaster Monterosato, 1883
  33. Genus Notobotula C. A. Fleming, 1959 accepted as Modiolula Sacco, 1898
  34. Genus Pacifimytilus Kafanov, 1984 accepted as Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
  35. Subfamily Perninae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979 accepted as Mytilinae Rafinesque, 1815
  36. Genus Propetilus Iredale, 1937 accepted as Gregariella Monterosato, 1883 (synonym)
  37. Genus Quendreda Soot-Ryen, 1955 accepted as Dacrydium (Quendreda) Soot-Ryen, 1955 accepted as Dacrydium Torell, 1859 (synonym)
  38. Genus Ryenella C. A. Fleming, 1959 accepted as Musculus (Modiolarca) J. E. Gray, 1842 represented as Musculus Röding, 1798
  39. Genus Trichomusculus Iredale, 1924 accepted as Gregariella Monterosato, 1883 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  40. Subfamily Mytilidae incertae sedis (temporary name)
    1. Genus Amygdalum Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
    2. Genus Urumella Hayami & Kase, 1993
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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Rafinesque, C. S. (1815). Analyse de la nature ou Tableau de l'univers et des corps organisés. <em>[Book].</em> 1-224, (self-published) Palermo., available online at http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k98061z.r=rafinesque.langEN
page(s): 147 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
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 eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211 on 2024-05-25
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original description Rafinesque, C. S. (1815). Analyse de la nature ou Tableau de l'univers et des corps organisés. <em>[Book].</em> 1-224, (self-published) Palermo., available online at http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k98061z.r=rafinesque.langEN
page(s): 147 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (PeRMS) Paredes, C.; Cardoso, F.; Santamaría, J.; Esplana, J.; Llaja, L. (2016). Lista anotada de los bivalvos marinos del Perú. <em>Revista peruana de biología.</em> 23(2), 127-150., available online at http://www.scielo.org.pe/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1727-99332016000200006 [details]   

additional source Morton B. (2015). Evolution and adaptive radiation in the Mytiloidea (Bivalvia): clues from the pericardial-posterior byssal retractor musculature complex. <em>Molluscan Research.</em> 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. A.; Tsuchida, S.; Miyazaki, J.-I. & Fujiwara, Y. (2013). Adaptive radiation of chemosymbiotic deep-sea mussels. <em>Proceedings of the Royal Society B.</em> 280: 20131243 (9 pp)., available online at https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.1243 [details]   

additional source Soot-Ryen T. (1955). A report on the family Mytilidae. <em>Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions.</em> 20(1): 1-154 pls 1-20., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27912345 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Gosling E. (editor) (1992). The mussel <i>Mytilus</i>: ecology, physiology, genetics and culture. <i>* Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science, 25. Elsevier, Amsterdam. xiii + 589 pp.</i>:  [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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