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, Clark and Arnold 1923, Durham 1944, El Qot 2006, Faustman 1964, Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska 1984, Glenn 1904, Gordillo 1991, Hertlein and Grant 1972, Iqbal 1973, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Meek 1864, Moore 1976, Nagao 1928, Nagao 1928, Olsson 1931, Schneider et al. 2005, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer et al. 2004, Todd 2001, Turner 1938, Vervoenen et al. 2000, Vokes 1980, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Woods 1922

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 (Septifer) 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

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (9 collections), Australia (4), Belgium (1), Canada (32: British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), Chile (1), Djibouti (1), Eritrea (1), France (1), Greenland (9), Haiti (2), Iceland (5), Ireland (1), Italy (1), Japan (4), Kenya (2), the Marshall Islands (4), Mexico (11), Morocco (7), Mozambique (1), Namibia (2), the Netherlands (6), New Zealand (1), Poland (11), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (2), Spain (3), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (22), United States (76: Alaska, California, Delaware, Hawaii, 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 (5), the Netherlands (1), the Russian Federation (5), South Africa (1), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (6), United States (12: California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (2: Alaska, California)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Argentina (2), Australia (1), Austria (1), Brazil (4), Bulgaria (1), Colombia (32), Cyprus (2), Denmark (1), Ecuador (1), France (3), Greenland (2), Hungary (1), India (1), Indonesia (1), Iraq (1), Italy (1), Japan (22), Mexico (4), Moldova (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (6), Peru (2), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (15), Spain (1), United States (40: 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 (7: British Columbia), France (5), Hungary (1), Japan (3), Myanmar (1), Peru (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (10), Turkey (1), United States (32: Alaska, California, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene of Australia (2), Bahrain (1), Bulgaria (3), Greenland (1), India (1), Italy (1), Japan (9), Mexico (1), Pakistan (1), Peru (2), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (4), the United Kingdom (5), United States (31: Arkansas, California, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Washington)

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

• Cretaceous of Argentina (13), the Czech Republic (1), Egypt (5), France (9), Hungary (1), India (1), Iran (6), Israel (1), Japan (13), Libya (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (4), Oman (1), Peru (1), Poland (4), Portugal (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (1), Sweden (1), Switzerland (16), Tanzania (1), Turkmenistan (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (45: 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 (20), United States (7: California, Utah, Wyoming), Yemen (2)

• Triassic of Austria (10), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Bulgaria (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), China (4), France (2), Germany (5), Greece (1), Hungary (8), Indonesia (1), Italy (11), Japan (1), Malaysia (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), Pakistan (2)

• Devonian of Morocco (1)

• Silurian of China (1), Morocco (1)

Total: 884 collections including 1031 occurrences

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