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family

sea mussels
Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Bivalvia - bivalves »  order Mytilida

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 17

subfamily Arcuatulinae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979b
subfamily Bathymodiolinae Kenk & Wilson, 1985
subfamily Lithophaginae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857
subfamily Modiolinae G. Termier & H. Termier, 1950
subfamily Mytilinae Rafinesque, 1815
subfamily Xenomytilinae Squires & Saul, 2006
genus Amygdalum Megerle von Muhlfeld, 1811 - papermussel
genus Dacrydium Torell, 1859
genus Fungiacava Soot-Ryen, 1969
genus Idas
genus Idasola Iredale, 1939
genus Megacrenella Habe & Ito, 1965
genus Modiolarca
genus Myoforceps
genus Terua Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938
genus Xenostrobus Wilson, 1967

Links and literature

CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Mytilidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013
EN Carter J. et al (2011): A Synoptical Classification of the Bivalvia (Mollusca) [http://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/dspace/hand...], Paleontological Contributions 4 [as Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 6 April 2014

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Explanations

extinct taxon