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
recent + fossil
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
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 2018-12-19
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 2018-12-19
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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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2018-09-01 07:44:44Z
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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. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

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