Mytilus Linnaeus 1758 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Alternative spelling: Modiola (Mytilus)

Parent taxon: Mytilinae according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Adegoke 1977, Bouchet et al. 2010, Clark and Arnold 1923, Durham 1944, El Qot 2006, Faustman 1964, Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska 1984, Glenn 1904, Gordillo 1991, Hertlein and Grant 1972, Iqbal 1973, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Mansuy 1912, Meek 1864, Moore 1976, Moore 1983, Nagao 1928, Nagao 1928, Olsson 1931, Schneider et al. 2005, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer et al. 2004, Todd 2001, Turner 1938, Vervoenen et al. 2000, Vokes 1980, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Woods 1922

Sister taxa: Adulini, Aulacomyini, Brachidontes, Choromytilus, Crenomytilini, Ischadium, Mytella, Mytilini, Mytilosootus, Nodomytilus, Perna, Perumytilus, Semimodiola, Semimytilus, Septifer

Subtaxa: Mytilus (Chloromya) Mytilus (Crenomytilus) Mytilus (Falcimytilus) Mytilus (Modiola) Mytilus (Mytilus) Mytilus (Pernomytilus) Mytilus (Pharomytilus) Mytilus (Plicatomytilus) Mytilus (Tumidimytilus) Mytilus acutecarinatus Mytilus affinis Mytilus alpinus Mytilus angulatus Mytilus antiqorum Mytilus autissiodorensis Mytilus beaumonti Mytilus brewsterensis Mytilus bussoni Mytilus californianus Mytilus canoasensis Mytilus chenui Mytilus cleopatrae Mytilus conradinus Mytilus deperditus Mytilus edulis Mytilus edulis planulatus Mytilus eurynota Mytilus galloprovincialis Mytilus glabratus Mytilus hamiltonensis Mytilus hamlini Mytilus hamuliferus Mytilus hannibali Mytilus hauniensis Mytilus homfrayi Mytilus jurensis Mytilus lamellosus Mytilus linguatulus Mytilus luciferus Mytilus mabuchii Mytilus madagascariensis Mytilus magellanicus Mytilus minutus Mytilus mooraboolensis Mytilus muensteri Mytilus mulleri Mytilus multiformis Mytilus multistriatus Mytilus nativus Mytilus nitens Mytilus ochotensis Mytilus pauperculus Mytilus pectinatus Mytilus periscus Mytilus productus Mytilus psilonoti Mytilus quadratus Mytilus quenstedti Mytilus rigaultii Mytilus rugosus Mytilus rugulosus Mytilus sammamishensis Mytilus scaphoides Mytilus schencki Mytilus seminummuarius Mytilus shulapsensis Mytilus similis Mytilus snohomishensis Mytilus stillaguamishensis Mytilus stillwaterensis Mytilus submenkeanus Mytilus subpectinatus Mytilus trossulus Mytilus ursensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (9 collections), Australia (1), Belgium (1), Canada (34: British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), Chile (1), France (1), Greenland (15), Haiti (2), Iceland (5), Ireland (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), the Marshall Islands (4), Mexico (13), Morocco (7), Namibia (2), the Netherlands (7), Norway (1), Poland (11), South Africa (1), Spain (3), Sweden (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (22), United States (74: Alaska, California, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, Washington)

• Blancan of United States (4: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Chile (1), United States (2: Florida, Washington)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), Belgium (6), Iceland (3), Italy (1), Japan (4), the Netherlands (1), the Russian Federation (5), South Africa (1), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (6), United States (17: California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (2: Alaska, California)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Argentina (2), Brazil (4), Colombia (32), Denmark (1), Ecuador (1), France (3), Greenland (2), India (1), Indonesia (1), Iraq (1), Italy (1), Japan (21), Mexico (4), New Zealand (1), Panama (5), Peru (2), the Russian Federation (14), Spain (1), United States (41: Alaska, California, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: California)

• Oligocene of Austria (5), Belgium (1), Canada (7: British Columbia), Hungary (1), Japan (3), Myanmar (1), Peru (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (10), Turkey (1), United States (36: California, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene of Bahrain (1), Bulgaria (2), Greenland (1), India (1), Japan (2), Mexico (1), Pakistan (1), Peru (2), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (4), the United Kingdom (5), United States (17: Arkansas, California, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), Nigeria (1), the Russian Federation (3), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (3: California)

• Cretaceous of Cameroon (1), Egypt (2), France (9), Hungary (1), Iran (6), Israel (1), Japan (2), New Zealand (4), Oman (1), Portugal (1), Spain (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), Sweden (1), Switzerland (16), Tanzania (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (25: Arizona, California, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas)

• Jurassic of China (1), Eritrea (1), Ethiopia (9), France (15), Germany (8), Greenland (1), Hong Kong (1), Italy (2), Kenya (1), Madagascar (5), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), Portugal (17), Saudi Arabia (3), Slovenia (2), Somalia (9), Tanzania (2), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (20), United States (7: California, Utah, Wyoming), Yemen (2)

• Triassic of Austria (10), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Bulgaria (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), China (4), France (3), Germany (5), Greece (1), Hungary (6), Indonesia (1), Italy (10), Japan (1), Malaysia (1), Mexico (1), Papua New Guinea (1), the Russian Federation (8), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (5: Alaska, California, Montana, Nevada, Utah)

• Permian of Australia (2), China (1), India (1)

• Silurian of China (1), Morocco (1)

Total: 788 collections including 902 occurrences

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