Mytilus californianus Conrad 1837 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Belongs to Mytilus according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Addicott 1959, Coan et al. 2000 and Faustman 1964

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 canoasensis, Mytilus cleopatrae, Mytilus conradinus, Mytilus deperditus, 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 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


• Quaternary of Mexico (10 collections), United States (13: California, Oregon)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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