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Mytilidae

Wikipedia Abstract

The Mytilidae are a family of small to large saltwater mussels, marine bivalve mollusks in the order Mytiloida. One of the genera, Limnoperna are inhabits in brackish or freshwater environments. The order has only this one family which contains some 52 genera.Species in the family Mytilidae are found world-wide, but they are more abundant in colder seas, where they often form uninterrupted beds on rocky shores in the intertidal zone and the shallow subtidal.
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Genus

Adipicola (9)
Adula (Curved date mussel) (7)
Amygdalum (Paper mussel) (11)
Arcuatula (11)   (1)
Arenifodiens (1)
Arvella (4)
Aulacomya (4)
Bathymodiolus (19)
Benthomodiolus (3)
Botula (6)
Brachidontes (30)
Choromytilus (3)
Ciboticola (2)
Crenella (12)
Crenomytilus (1)
Dacrydium (28)
Exosiperna (3)
Fungiacava (1)
Geukensia (2)   (1)
Gibbomodiola (3)
Gigantidas (2)
Gregariella (Artist's mussel) (17)
Idas (16)
Ischadium (1)
Jolya (5)
Leiosolenus (10)
Limnoperna (9)
Lioberus (Chestnut mussel) (4)
Lithophaga (31)
Modiolatus (10)
Modiolula (1)
Modiolus (34)
Musculus (31)
Mytella (4)
Mytilaster (5)
Mytilus (6)   (1)
Perna (3)   (1)
Perumytilus (1)
Rhomboidella (10)
Semimytilus (2)
Septifer (Branch-ribbed mussel) (10)
Sinomytilus (3)
Solamen (10)
Stavelia (1)
Tamu (1)
Trichomya (1)
Urumella (1)
Vilasina (5)
Vulcanidas (1)
Zelithophaga (1)

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