Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758
(true mussels)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
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No of
ID refs
Mussel beds exposed at low tide (Click to view)
Species
Shells - hinge views (Click to view)
Species
Byssus (Click to view)
Unidentified
Taxonomic hierarchy:
GenusMytilus (true mussels)
FamilyMYTILIDAE (a family of molluscs)
OrderMYTILOIDA (an order of molluscs)
ClassBIVALVIA (bivalves)
PhylumMOLLUSCA (slugs, snails, bivalves, octopus, sea slugs)
SuperphylumLOPHOTROCHOZOA (molluscs and relatives)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

Mytilus (true mussels) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 5 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Mytilus (true mussels)
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