Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck 1819 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Alternative combination: Mytilus edulis galloprovincialis

Synonym: Mytilus hesperianus Lamarck 1819

Belongs to Mytilus according to S. Schneider et al. 2005

See also Spencer et al. 2004, Vervoenen et al. 2000, Wood 1879 and Woods 1850

Sister taxa: 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 edulis, Mytilus edulis planulatus, Mytilus eurynota, Mytilus glabratus, Mytilus hamiltonensis, Mytilus homfrayi, Mytilus jurensis, Mytilus lamellosus, Mytilus linguatulus, Mytilus luciferus, Mytilus mabuchii, Mytilus madagascariensis, Mytilus magellanicus, Mytilus mooraboolensis, Mytilus muensteri, Mytilus multiformis, Mytilus nativus, Mytilus nitens, Mytilus ochotensis, Mytilus pectinatus, Mytilus periscus, Mytilus pholadis, Mytilus quadratus, Mytilus scaphoides, Mytilus schencki, Mytilus seminummuarius, Mytilus shulapsensis, Mytilus similis, Mytilus snohomishensis, Mytilus stillwaterensis, Mytilus submenkeanus, Mytilus subpectinatus, Mytilus subpygmaeus, Mytilus trossulus, Mytilus ursensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Morocco (1 collection), Spain (2)

• Miocene of Algeria (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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