CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Bivalvia (class)  »  Mytiloida (order)  »  Mytilidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 220752 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Mytilus edulis    Linnaeus, 1758
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups
Family: Mytilidae (mussels) - show full list
Common Name: [a mussel]
Distribution:
Organism Type: a mussel
Taxon Notes:A European species sometimes confused with Mytilus galloprovincialis. It may have been introduced to Australian waters although there is currently no evidence it has become established, and is occasionally imported for food.
Parent Codes: 23 220918     Mytilus spp.


Identifiers:
ITIS (USA) 79454
View at ITIS
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140480
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-01-11
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Special purpose listing - see taxon notes
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Lamprell, K. Healy, J., 1998, Bivalves of Australia. Volume 2. Backhuys, Leiden
Scientific Name
verified against
:
Ab Rahim, E.S. Nguyen, T.T.T. Ingram, B. Riginos, C. Weston, K.J. Sherman, C.D.H., 2016. Species composition and hybridisation of mussel species (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) in Australia., Marine and Freshwater Research, Vol. 67: 1955-1963. . dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF15307

Record details

Record entered on 20-Jul-2000 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 5-Dec-2016 08:19 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: updated
Modification history:
25-OCT-2005: update name (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous species name: galloprovincialis)
 (previous authority: Lamarck)
 (previous publication year: 1819)
06-MAY-2013: updated (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
05-DEC-2016: updated (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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