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Mytilidae  Rafinesque, 1815
Taxonomic Serial No.: 79451

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2020   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                            SuperfamilyMytiloidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                               FamilyMytilidae Rafinesque, 1815  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Genus Adipicola Dautzenberg, 1927  
                                  Genus Adula H. Adams and A. Adams, 1857  
                                  Genus Amygdalum Megerle von Muhlfeld, 1811  
                                  Genus Arcuatula Soot-Ryen, 1955  
                                  Genus Botula Mörch, 1853  
                                  Genus Brachidontes Swainson, 1840  
                                  Genus Crenella T. Brown, 1827  
                                  Genus Dacrydium Torell, 1859  
                                  Genus Geukensia Van de Poel, 1959  
                                  Genus Gregariella di Monterosato, 1884  
                                  Genus Idasola Iredale, 1939  
                                  Genus Ischadium Jukes-Browne, 1905  
                                  Genus Lioberus Dall, 1898  
                                  Genus Lithophaga Roding, 1798  
                                  Genus Megacrenella Habe and Ito, 1965  
                                  Genus Modiolula Sacco, 1898  
                                  Genus Modiolus Lamarck, 1799  
                                  Genus Musculista Yamamoto and Habe, 1958  
                                  Genus Musculus Roding, 1798  
                                  Genus Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758  
                                  Genus Perna Philipsson, 1788  
                                  Genus Rhomboidella Monterosato, 1884  
                                  Genus Septifer Recluz, 1848  
                                  Genus Solamen Iredale, 1924  
                                  Genus Stenolena Dall, Bartsch, and Rehder, 1938  
                                  Genus Vilasina Bartsch, 1960  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Mytilidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bieler, Rüdiger, Joseph G. Carter, and Eugene V. Coan  
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: Classification of Bivalve Families, IN Nomenclator of Bivalve Families with a Classification of Bivalve Families   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Malacologia, vol. 52, no. 2   
  Page(s): 113-184   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0076-2997   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Mytilidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Millard, V.  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Classification of Mollusca: A classification of world wide Mollusca   
  Page(s): 1-544   
  Publisher: Victor Millard   
  Publication Place: South Africa   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-620-21261-6   
  Reference for: Mytilidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ponder, Winston Frank, David R. Lindberg, and Juliet Mary Ponder  
  Publication Date: 2020   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Biology and Evolution of the Mollusca, vol. 2   
  Page(s): xx + 870   
  Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group   
  Publication Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780815361848   
  Reference for: Mytilidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Mytilidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Vaught, K. C. / Abbott, Robert T. and Kenneth J. Boss  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A classification of the living Mollusca   
  Page(s): xii+195   
  Publisher: American Malacologists, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Melbourne, FL, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-915826-22-4   
  Reference for: Mytilidae   

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  Comment: mollusca  



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