OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Mytiloida Mytilidae 

Musculus Röding, 1798

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Musculus Roding, 1798
   Modiolaria Beck, 1838
   Modiolarca Gray, 1843
   Lanistina Gray, 1847

Included taxa

   Musculus (Unplaced)
   Musculus discors (LINNAEUS, 1767)
   Musculus (Musculus) Röding, 1798
   Musculus laevigatus (GRAY, 1824)
   Musculus nexus (GOULD, 1841)
   Musculus vernicosus (MIDDENDORFF, 1849)
   Musculus nanus (DUNKER, 1856-b)
   Musculus cumingiana (REEVE, 1857 in 1843-65)
   Musculus cupreus (GOULD, 1861 in 1859-61)
   Musculus pusio (A. ADAMS, 1862-b)
   Musculus viridulus (H. ADAMS, 1871-a)
   Musculus miranda (E. A. SMITH, 1884)
   Musculus seminudus (DALL, 1897-a)
   Musculus (Ryenella) Fleming, 1959
   Musculus incurvatus SCARLATO, 1960


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.13 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.508 Biology and ecology
 Moore, R.C. 1969. p.N276 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.50 [ member of subfamily Mytilinae ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement


                Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815
                  Musculus Röding, 1798


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19496) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by bouchet genera on 2002-07-16.