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Mytilus galloprovincialis  Lamarck, 1819
Taxonomic Serial No.: 79456

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Mediterranean mussel [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                   SubclassPteriomorphia Beurlen, 1944  
                      OrderMytiloida Ferussac, 1822  
                         FamilyMytilidae Rafinesque, 1815  
                            GenusMytilus Linnaeus, 1758  
                               SpeciesMytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819 – Mediterranean mussel  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Mytilus galloprovincialis   
  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: Mytilus galloprovincialis   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: East Pacific  
    Eastern Atlantic Ocean  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  






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