Mytilus (Septifer) R├ęcluz 1848 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Alternative spelling: Septifer

Parent taxon: Mytilus according to Martin 1879

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Dockery 1982, El Qot 2006, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Matsubara 2002, Nagao 1928, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1987, Tashiro and Kozai 1982, Todd 2001 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Mytilus (Chloromya), Mytilus (Crenomytilus), Mytilus (Falcimytilus), Mytilus (Modiola), Mytilus (Mytilus), Mytilus (Pharomytilus), Mytilus (Plicatomytilus), Mytilus (Tumidimytilus), Mytilus acutecarinatus, Mytilus affinis, Mytilus alpinus, Mytilus angulatus, Mytilus antiqorum, Mytilus ascia, 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 hannibali, Mytilus homfrayi, Mytilus humerus, 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 multistriatus, Mytilus nativus, Mytilus nitens, Mytilus ochotensis, Mytilus pauperculus, Mytilus pectinatus, Mytilus pedroanus, Mytilus periscus, Mytilus pholadis, 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

Subtaxa: Mytilus (Septifer) praeacutiformis Mytilus (Septifer) praeacutus Septifer (Mytilisepta) Septifer (Septifer) Septifer bifurcatus Septifer bilocularis Septifer dichotomus Septifer elegans Septifer fenestralis Septifer fenestratus Septifer lingua Septifer magnificus Septifer mifunensis Septifer samiri Septifer squama Septifer susanaensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (4 collections), Djibouti (1), Eritrea (1), Japan (3), Kenya (2), Mexico (6), Mozambique (1), New Zealand (1), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (1), United States (26: California, Hawaii)

• Pliocene of Japan (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Austria (1), Bulgaria (1), Cyprus (2), France (1), Hungary (1), Indonesia (1), Japan (1), Moldova (1), Panama (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (4), United States (1: California)

• Oligocene of France (5), United States (2: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Australia (2), Bulgaria (1), India (1), Italy (1), Japan (7), United States (6: California, Washington)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), France (1)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (13), the Czech Republic (1), Egypt (3), India (1), Japan (11), Libya (1), the Netherlands (1), Peru (1), Poland (4), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Turkmenistan (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (27: California)

• Jurassic of Germany (1)

• Triassic of Hungary (2), Italy (2)

• Permian of Pakistan (2)

Total: 166 collections including 173 occurrences

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