MYTILIDAE Index




  Adipicola
Adula
Amygdalum
Aulacomya
Brachidontes
Choromytilus
 
Crenella
Dacrydium
Geukensia
Gibbomodiola
Gregariella
Idas
Ischadium
Jolya
Limnoperna
Lioberus
Lithophaga
Modiolarca
Modiolula
Modiolus
Musculista
Musculus
Myoforceps
Mytella
Mytilaster
Mytilus
Perna
Rhomboidella
Semimytilus
Septifer
Stavelia
Terua
Trichomya
Xenostrobus

  Adipicola Dautzenberg, 1927 (depths in collection: 300m to 588m deep)

 
 
Adipicola arcuatilis Dell, 1995
New Zealand
New Zealand 17,5mm
Adipicola hiranoi Kuroda, 1933
...W. Pacific...
E. China Sea 12mm


  Adula H. Adams, 1861 (depths in collection: low tide)

   
 
Adula schmidti (Schrenk, 1867)
Japan to Sakhalin
Japan 20mm
 


  Amygdalum von Mühlfeld, 1811 (depths in collection: 160m to 500m deep)

 
 
Amygdalum politum (Verrill & Smith, 1880)
Florida, Caribbean, Portugal, W. Africa, W. Mediterranean
E. Colombia 48mm
Amygdalum politum (Verrill & Smith, 1880)
Florida, Caribbean, Portugal, W. Africa, W. Mediterranean
Spain 42mm
   
 
Amygdalum anoxicolum Oliver, 2001 syn: watsoni Smith
Oman, China Sea
Taiwan 46mm
 


  Aulacomya Mörch, 1853 (depths in collection: low tide)

 
 
Aulacomya atra maoriana (Iredale, 1915)
New Zealand
New Zealand 60mm
Aulacomya atra maoriana (Iredale, 1915)
New Zealand
New Zealand 57mm


  Brachidontes Swainson, 1840 (depths in collection: extreme low tide, 1m to 15m deep)

 
 
Brachidontes erosa (Lamarck, 1819)
Australia
S. Australia 34mm
Brachidontes erosa (Lamarck, 1819)
Australia
W. Australia 26mm
 
 
Brachidontes pharaonis (P. Fischer, 1870)
Indian Ocean, Red Sea to East Mediterranean
Rhodos 14-16mm

   
 
Brachidontes puniceus (Gmelin, 1791)
West Africa
Senegal 18mm
 
 
 
Brachidontes purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819)
Peru to Argentina
Argentina 30-33mm
 
 
 
Brachidontes rodriguezii (d'Orbigny, 1846)
Argentina
Argentina 22mm
Brachidontes rodriguezii (d'Orbigny, 1846)
Argentina
Argentina 23mm
   
 
Brachidontes exustus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Florida toBrasil, Caribbean
Brasil 22mm
 
 
 
Brachidontes modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767)
N. Carolina, Florida to Venezuela, Caribbean
West Indies 27mm
Brachidontes modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767)
N. Carolina, Florida to Venezuela, Caribbean
Netherland Antilles 22mm
   
 
Brachidontes granulata (Hanley, 1843)
Chile
Chile 17mm
 


  Choromytilus Soot-Ryen, 1952 (depths in collection: 1m to 2m deep)

 
 
Choromytilus chorus (Molina, 1782)
Peru to Tierra del Fuego
B_MYTL_039 Chile 110mm
 


  Crenella Brown, 1827 (depths in collection: 50m deep)

   
 
Crenella pellucida (Jeffreys, 1859)
British Isles to W. Africa, to Mediterranean
Italy 0,4-0,5mm
 


  Dacrydium Iredale, 1939 (depths in collection: shallow water, 50m deep)

 
 
Dacrydium pacificum Dall, 1916
Bering Sea, NW. America
Washington 3mm
Dacrydium hyalinum (Monterosato, 1875)
Mediterranean & adj.
Italy 1,5mm


  Geukensia Van de Poel, 1959 (depths in collection: intertidal)

 
 
Geukensia demissa (Dillwyn, 1817)
Québec to E. Florida, California to Baja California
New York 50-76mm
 
 
 
Geukensia demissa granosissima (Sowerby III, 1914)
W. Florida to Yucatan, to Venezuela?
E. Mexico 76mm
 


  Gibbomodiola Sacco, 1898 (depths in collection: 2m to 5m deep)

 
 
Gibbomodiola adriatica (Lamarck, 1819)
Baltic to Mediterranean, Black Sea, Canaries
B_MYTL_007 W. France 28-55mm
 


  Gregariella Monterosato, 1883 (depths in collection: 1m to 50m deep)

 
 
Gregariella petagnae (Scacchi, 1832)
N. Spain to Angola, Mediterranean
Spain 12mm
Gregariella semigranata (Reeve, 1858)
N. Spain to Angola, Mediterranean
Spain 5mm


  Idas Jeffreys, 1876 (depths in collection: 150m to 500m deep)

 
 
Idas simpsoni (Marshall, 1900)
S. Iceland to Mediterranean
S. Spain 10-22,5mm
 
 
 
Idas simpsoni (Marshall, 1900)
S. Iceland to Mediterranean
W. France 13-14mm
 


  Ischadium Jukes-Browne, 1905 (depths in collection: shellfish lab)

 
 
Ischadium recurvum (Rafinesque, 1820)
New Jersey to Louisiana
New Jersey 36-40mm
 


  Jolya Bourguignat, 1877 (depths in collection: 80m deep)

 
 
Jolya martorelli (Hidalgo, 1878)
Mediterranean & adjacent Atlantic
S. Spain 84,2mm
 


  Limnoperna Rochebrune, 1882 (depths in collection: lagunar)

   
 
Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, 1857)
S. China rivers, to Japan, Brasil to Argentina
Argentina 29-32mm
 


  Lioberus Rochebrune, 1882 (depths in collection: unknown)

   
 
Lioberus agglutinans (Cantraine, 1835)
Gibraltar to Angola, Mediterranean
S. Spain 26mm
 


  Lithophaga Röding, 1798 (depths in collection: intertidal, 2m deep)

 
 
Lithophaga lithophaga (Linnaeus, 1758)
Spain to Angola, Canaries, Mediterranean
Crete 37mm
Lithophaga lithophaga (Linnaeus, 1758)
Spain to Angola, Canaries, Mediterranean
Crete 50mm
 
 
Lithophaga antillarum (d'Orbigny in Sagra, 1853)
Florida, Antilles
Florida 75mm
Lithophaga patagonica (d'Orbigny, 1846)
Brasil to Argentina
Uruguay 42mm
 
 
Lithophaga hastasia Olsson, 1961
W. Panama to Ecuador
Ecuador 36-59mm
 
 
 
Lithophaga spatiosa (Carpenter, 1857)
W. Mexico to Ecuador
W. Panama 46mm
Lithophaga plumula (Hanley, 1844)
W. Mexico to Peru
B_MYTL_097 W. Mexico 34mm
   
 
Lithophaga teres (Philippi, 1846)
Caribbean (?), Red Sea to japan, SE. Africa to Queensland
Taiwan 64mm
 


  Modiolarca J.E. Gray, 1842 (depths in collection: 12m to 100m deep)

 
 
Modiolarca impacta (Hermann, 1782)
W. Australia, Tasmania to New Zealand
New Zealand 19-33mm
 
   
 
Modiolarca impacta (Hermann, 1782)
W. Australia, Tasmania to New Zealand
New Zealand 33mm
 


  Modiolula Sacco, 1898 (depths in collection: 70m to 430m deep)

   
 
Modiolula phaseolina (Philippi, 1844)
Iceland to Morocco, Mediterranean, Black Sea
Italy 5mm
 


  Modiolus Lamarck, 1799 (depths in collection: intertidal, 2m to 5m deep)

 
 
Modiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Arctic Sea to W. France, New Jersey, California, Japan
W. France 54-66mm
Modiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Arctic Sea to W. France, New Jersey, California, Japan
B_MYTL_109 Barentz Sea 118mm
 
 
Modiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Arctic Sea to W. France, New Jersey, California, Japan
Denmark 79,5-92mm
 
 
 
Modiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Arctic Sea to W. France, New Jersey, California, Japan
W. France 49mm
Modiolus barbatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
British Isles to Mauritania, Mediterranean
W. France 41-48mm
 
 
Modiolus barbatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
British Isles to Mauritania, Mediterranean
B_MYTL_012 S. France 30mm
Modiolus barbatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
British Isles to Mauritania, Mediterranean
Tunisia 40mm
 
 
Modiolus lulat Dautzenberg, 1891
W. Mediterranean to Senegal
B_MYTL_001 S. Spain 48mm
Modiolus lulat Dautzenberg, 1891
W. Mediterranean to Senegal
Spain 46mm
 
 
Modiolus lulat Dautzenberg, 1891
W. Mediterranean to Senegal
Spain 64mm
 
   
 
Modiolus americanus (Leach, 1815)
South Carolina to Brasil & Caribbean, Queen Charlotte to W. Panama.
Martinique 73mm
 
 
 
Modiolus capax (Conrad, 1837)
California to Peru
W. Mexico 59mm
Modiolus capax (Conrad, 1837)
California to Peru
W. Panama 50mm
   
 
Modiolus pseudotulipus Olsson, 1961
W. Mexico to Peru
Ecuador 26mm
 
 
 
Modiolus micropterus Deshayes, 1836
Indo-W. Pacific
Tonga 50mm
Modiolus micropterus Deshayes, 1836
Indo-W. Pacific
Singapore 43mm
   
 
Modiolus metcalfei Hanley, 1843
Indo-W. Pacific
Singapore 45mm
 
 
 
Modiolus auriculatus (Krauss, 1848)
Red Sea to China Sea, South Africa to French Polynesia
Réunion 36mm
Modiolus auriculatus (Krauss, 1848)
Red Sea to China Sea, South Africa to French Polynesia
Mauritius 38mm
 
 
Modiolus areolatus Gould, 1850
S. Australia, Tasmania to New Zealand
New Zealand 56mm - adult
Modiolus areolatus (Gould, 1850)
Australia to New Zealand
New Zealand 46mm - younger
 
 
Modiolus philippinarum (Hanley, 1843)
Red Sea to Philippines, to Australia
Singapore 24mm
Modiolus philippinarum (Hanley, 1843)
Red Sea to Philippines, to Australia
Philippines 69mm


  Musculista Yamamoto & Habe, 1958 (depths in collection: unknown)

 
 
Musculista senhousia (Benson, 1842)
Red Sea to Bering, to Mexico, N. Z. to Madagascar, Med.
Singapore 15mm
Musculista senhousia (Benson, 1842)
Red Sea to Bering, to Mexico, N. Z. to Madagascar, Med.
California 23mm


  Musculus Röding, 1798 (depths in collection: 20m to 250m deep)

   
 
Musculus viator (d'Orbigny, 1846)
Brasil to Argentina
Argentina 6mm
 
 
 
Musculus costulatus (Risso, 1826)
British Isles to Mediterranean
Italy 4mm
Musculus discors (Linnaeus, 1767)
Arctic to Japan, to New York, to Mediterranean
NW. France 6mm
   
 
Musculus laevigatus (J.E. Gray, 1824)
Circumpolar, N. Norway, St-Lauwrence, Hokkaido
Japan 24mm
 
 
 
Musculus miranda (E.A. Smith, 1884)
Indo-W. pacific
Philippines 4-5mm
 
 
 
Musculus subpictus (Cantraine, 1835)
Norway & Baltic to Angola, Canaries, Mediterranean
S. Spain 11-15mm
 


  Myoforceps P. Fischer, 1886 (depths in collection: low tide, in H. fulgens)

 
 
Myoforceps aristatus (Dillwyn, 1817)
Tropical to subtropical Atlantic, Pacific?
S. Spain 30mm
Myoforceps aristatus (Dillwyn, 1817)
Tropical to subtropical Atlantic, Pacific?
W. Mexico 18mm


  Mytella Soot-Ryen, 1955 (depths in collection: intertidal, 1m to 2m deep)

 
 
Mytella guyanensis (Lamarck, 1819)
W. Mexico to Peru, Porto-Rico to Brasil
Brasil 55mm
Syn.sinuosa (King, 1831)
W. Mexico to Peru, Porto-Rico to Brasil
Ecuador 50mm
 
 
Mytella arciformis (Dall, 1909)
El salvador to Peru
W. Panama 43mm
Mytella strigata (Hanley, 1843)
W. Mexico to Ecuador, Galapagos, Venezuela to Argentina
Ecuador 48mm


  Mytilaster Monterosato, 1883 (depths in collection: shallow water, 50cm deep)

 
 
Mytilaster minimus (Poli, 1795)
Mediterranean & adjacent
Sicily 8mm
Mytilaster minimus (Poli, 1795)
Mediterranean & adjacent
Istria 4-6mm
 
 
Mytilaster solidus Monterosato, 1883
Mediterranean & adjacent
Croatia 7-8mm
 
   
 
Mytilaster lineatus (Gmrlin, 1791)
Mediterranean & Black Sea to Cabo Verde. Caspian Sea.
Italy 15-15.5mm
 


  Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758 (depths in collection: intertidal, 4m to 80m deep)

 
 
Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
Worldwide Subarctic
NW. France 47-58mm
Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
Worldwide Subarctic
B_MYTL_065 NW. France 46mm
 
 
Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
Worldwide Subarctic
B_MYTL_011 W. France 77mm
 
 
 
Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758
Worldwide Subarctic
W. France 87-92mm
Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819
Netherlands to Mediterranean, worldwide invasive
NW. France 90mm
 
 
Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819
Netherlands to Mediterranean, worldwide invasive
S. France 81mm
 
 
 
Mytilus planulatus Lamarck, 1819
Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand
Australia 66,5mm
 
 
 
Mytilus planulatus Lamarck, 1819
Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand
New Zealand 58,5mm
 


  Perna Philipsson, 1788 (depths in collection: intertidal, 10cm to 3m deep)

 
 
Perna picta (von Born, 1778)
W. Mediterranean to S. Africa; Indian Ocean?
Sicily 32-41mm
Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Warm Atlantic, Mediterranean, Red Sea
Spain 83mm
 
 
Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Warm Atlantic, Mediterranean, Red Sea
Ghana 25-38mm
 
 
 
Perna cf. picta (von Born, 1778)
W. Mediterranean to S. Africa; Indian Ocean?
South Africa 21,5-37,5mm
 
 
 
Perna viridis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Persian Gulf to French Polynesia, Florida
Thailand 106mm
 
 
 
Perna viridis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Persian Gulf to French Polynesia, Florida
Thailand 62mm
Perna cf. canalicula (Gmelin, 1791)
New Zealand
New Zealand 30mm


  Rhomboidella Monterosato, 1884 (depths in collection: unknown)

 
 
Rhomboidella prideauxi (Leach, 1815)
English Channel to St. Helena, to Adriatic
Italy 2,75-3mm
 


  Semimytilus Soot-Ryen, 1955 (depths in collection: 20m deep)

 
 
Semimytilus algosus (Gould, 1850)
Peru to Chile
Chile 52-56mm
 


  Septifer Récluz, 1848 (depths in collection: intertidal, 1m to 5m deep)

 
 
Septifer bilocularis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Red Sea to S. Japan, South Africa to Oceania
Indonesia 40-52mm
 
 
 
Septifer bilocularis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Red Sea to S. Japan, South Africa to Oceania
Réunion 14,5-23mm
 
 
 
Septifer bilocularis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Red Sea to S. Japan, South Africa to Oceania
Thailand 27mm
Septifer cumingii Récluz, 1849
Red Sea to Philippines, Madagascar to Oceania, E. Med.
Turkey 3mm
 
 
Septifer cumingii Récluz, 1849
Red Sea to Philippines, Madagascar to Oceania, E. Med.
Turkey 5,5-7mm
 


  Stavelia J.E. Gray, 1858 (depths in collection: unknown)

 
 
Stavelia subdistorta Récluz, 1852
Japan to Australia
Australia 91mm
 


  Terua Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938 (depths in collection: 380m deep)

   
 
Terua iwaotakii Habe, 1958e
Indo-Pacific
Taiwan 15mm
 


  Trichomya Ihering, 1900 (depths in collection: beachstormed)

 
 
Trichomya hirsuta (Lamarck, 1819)
Australia, Tasmania
South Australia 58-61mm
 


  Xenostrobus Wilson, 1966 (depths in collection: beachstormed, 20cm deep)

 
 
Xenostrobus securis (Lamarck, 1819)
New Zealand to SE. Asia, Mediterranean, Galicia
Italy 20mm
Xenostrobus inconstans (Dunker, 1856)
W. Australia to Victoria, Tasmania
South Australia 14-20mm
   
 
Xenostrobus pulex (Lamarck, 1819)
W. Australia to Victoria, Tasmania, New Zealand
South Australia 12-15mm
 
 
 
Xenostrobus pulex (Lamarck, 1819)
W. Australia to Victoria, Tasmania, New Zealand
New Zealand 13-18mm
 



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