Mytilus snohomishensis Weaver 1912 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Belongs to Mytilus according to E. J. Moore 1976

Sister taxa: 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 homfrayi, Mytilus jurensis, Mytilus lamellosus, Mytilus linguatulus, Mytilus luciferus, Mytilus mabuchii, Mytilus madagascariensis, Mytilus magellanicus, Mytilus merriami, Mytilus minutus, 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 scaphoides, Mytilus schencki, Mytilus seminummuarius, Mytilus shulapsensis, Mytilus similis, Mytilus stillwaterensis, Mytilus submenkeanus, Mytilus subpectinatus, Mytilus subpygmaeus, Mytilus trossulus, Mytilus ursensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (4: Oregon, Washington collections)

• Eocene of United States (1: Oregon)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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