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Mytilus Linnaeus 1758 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16392

Parent taxon: Mytilinae according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

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 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 hamuliferus, 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 productus, Mytilus psilonoti, Mytilus quadratus, Mytilus quenstedti, Mytilus rigaultii, Mytilus rugosus, Mytilus rugulosus, Mytilus scaphoides, Mytilus schencki, Mytilus seminummuarius, Mytilus shulapsensis, Mytilus similis, Mytilus snohomishensis, Mytilus stillwaterensis, Mytilus submenkeanus, Mytilus subpectinatus, Mytilus trossulus, Mytilus ursensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder