Mytilus Linnaeus 1758 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, El Qot 2006, Faustman 1964, Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska 1984, Glenn 1904, Gordillo 1991, Hertlein and Grant 1972, Iqbal 1973, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Moore 1976, Olsson 1931, Schneider et al. 2005, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer et al. 2004, Todd 2001, Turner 1938, Vervoenen et al. 2000, Vokes 1980 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Adulini, Aulacomyini, Brachidontes, Choromytilus, Crenomytilini, Ischadium, Mytilini, Mytilosootus, Nodomytilus, Perumytilus, Semimytilus

Subtaxa: Mytilus (Chloromya) Mytilus (Crenomytilus) Mytilus (Falcimytilus) Mytilus (Modiola) Mytilus (Mytilus) Mytilus (Pharomytilus) Mytilus (Plicatomytilus) Mytilus (Tumidimytilus) Mytilus affinis Mytilus angulatus Mytilus antiqorum Mytilus autissiodorensis Mytilus beaumonti Mytilus brewsterensis Mytilus bussoni Mytilus californianus Mytilus canoasensis Mytilus cleopatrae Mytilus conradinus Mytilus deperditus Mytilus dichotomus Mytilus edulis Mytilus edulis planulatus Mytilus eurynota Mytilus galloprovincialis Mytilus glabratus Mytilus hamiltonensis Mytilus hamuliferus Mytilus homfrayi Mytilus jurensis Mytilus lamellosus Mytilus linguatulus Mytilus luciferus Mytilus mabuchii Mytilus madagascariensis Mytilus magellanicus Mytilus merriami Mytilus mooraboolensis Mytilus muensteri Mytilus mulleri Mytilus multiformis Mytilus nativus Mytilus nitens Mytilus ochotensis Mytilus pectinatus Mytilus periscus Mytilus pholadis Mytilus quadratus Mytilus quenstedti Mytilus rugulosus Mytilus scaphoides Mytilus schencki Mytilus seminummuarius Mytilus shulapsensis Mytilus similis Mytilus snohomishensis 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 (32: British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), Chile (1), France (1), Greenland (9), Haiti (2), Iceland (5), Ireland (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), the Marshall Islands (4), Mexico (11), Morocco (7), Namibia (2), the Netherlands (6), Poland (11), South Africa (1), Spain (3), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (22), United States (57: 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 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 (11: 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 (39: 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 (1: British Columbia), Hungary (1), Japan (3), Myanmar (1), Peru (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (10), Turkey (1), United States (29: Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene of Bahrain (1), Bulgaria (2), Greenland (1), India (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Pakistan (1), Peru (2), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (4), the United Kingdom (5), United States (23: Arkansas, California, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Washington)

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

• Cretaceous of Egypt (2), France (9), Hungary (1), Iran (6), Israel (1), Japan (2), New Zealand (4), Oman (1), Portugal (1), Spain (1), Sweden (1), Switzerland (16), Tanzania (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (22: 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), Morocco (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), Portugal (17), Saudi Arabia (3), Slovenia (2), Somalia (9), Tanzania (2), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (15), United States (7: California, Utah, Wyoming), Yemen (2)

• Triassic of Bulgaria (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), China (4), France (1), Germany (4), Greece (1), Hungary (2), Italy (2), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Papua New Guinea (1), the Russian Federation (7), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (5: Alaska, California, Montana, Nevada, Utah)

• Permian of Australia (2), China (1)

• Devonian of Morocco (1)

• Silurian of China (1), Morocco (1)

Total: 701 collections including 807 occurrences

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