Taxon profile


Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Bivalvia - bivalves »  order Mytilida »  family Mytilidae - sea mussels

Scientific synonyms

Callitricoderma Poli, 1795
Eumytilus Ihering, 1900
Mythus de Serres, 1839
Mytilarius Froriep, 1806
Mytilias Mayer, 1872
Mytilites Wahlenberg, 1819

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Included taxa

Number of records: 12

species Mytilus achatinus J. B. Lamarck, 1819
species Mytilus californianus T. A. Conrad, 1837
species Mytilus canaliculus Martyn, 1784
species Mytilus chilensis De Franssu, 1990 - Chilean mussel
species Mytilus coruscus A. A. Gould, 1861 - Korean mussel
species Mytilus crassitesta Lischke, 1868
species Mytilus crenatus J. B. Lamarck, 1819
species Mytilus divaricatus A. A. Gould, 1851
species Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 - Blue Mussel

Mytilus edulis - Blue Mussel

species Mytilus galloprovincialis J. B. Lamarck, 1819 - Mediterranean Mussel

Mytilus galloprovincialis - Mediterranean Mussel

species Mytilus grayanus R. W. Dunker, 1853
species Mytilus smaragdinus C. Linnaeus

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.

Names (not confirmed) - 3
Comments - 1