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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

For each valid genus, the nominal generic synonyms are listed. The taxonomic history (since 1900) at the bottom of the page lists the genera to which all of the currently included species have been classified.

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Bivalvia | Mytiloida | Mytilidae

genus Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758: nominal genera
     2 valid species

Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758
Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. 1: 704, gen. 280.
Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. 1(2): 1155.

Mytulus Pallas, 1771
Pallas, 1771, Reise Versch. Prov. Russ. Reichs 1: 478.
(error for Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

MytilusZhadin (1965), Stepien et al. (2003), Scarabino (2003), Rumi et al. (2008), Huber (2010), Klymus et al. (2020)

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