MACROBEL
Long term trends in the macrobenthos of the Belgian Continental Shelf
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Macrobel taxon details

Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758

138228  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138228)

accepted
Genus
Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
MolluscaBase (2018). Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Long term trends in the macrobenthos of the Belgian Continental Shelf (Macrobel) at: http://www.vliz.be/vmdcdata/macrobel/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138228 on 2018-08-15
Long term trends in the macrobenthos of the Belgian Continental Shelf (Macrobel). Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.vliz.be/vmdcdata/macrobel/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138228 on 2018-08-15
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2012-06-22 14:07:56Z
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2018-03-23 21:34:07Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gosling E. (editor) (1992). The mussel Mytilus: ecology, physiology, genetics and culture. * Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science, 25. Elsevier, Amsterdam. xiii + 589 pp.:  [details]   

redescription Coan, E. V.; Valentich-Scott, P. (2012). Bivalve seashells of tropical West America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Baja California to northern Peru. 2 vols, 1258 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 



Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
 Mytilus edulis Linn...
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Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
 Mytilus edulis Linn...
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Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
 Mytilus edulis Linn...
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Olsen (1883, map 48)
 Olsen (1883, map 48)
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Mytilus edulis
 Mytilus edulis
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Mytilus edulis
 Mytilus edulis
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Mosselen
 Mosselen
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