Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Bivalvia > Subclass Heterodonta > Infraclass Euheterodonta > Order Veneroida > Superfamily Dreissenoidea > Family Dreissenidae > Genus Mytilopsis

Mytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad, 1831)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MytilopsisConrad, 1857accepted genus name

Species group names

Mytilus leucophaeata Conrad, 1831 objective synonym
Congeria leucophaeta (Conrad, 1831) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: dark falsemussel

Literature

basis of record

Huber M. (2010) Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM.

basis of record

ITIS database

additional source

Pollock, L.W. 1998 A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp.

additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

additional source

Turgeon, D. D., W. G. Lyons, P. Mikkelsen, G. Rosenberg, and F. Moretzsohn. 2009. Bivalvia (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 711–744 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, Colleg

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Rosenberg, G.; Gofas, S. (2011). Mytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad, 1831). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156887

Dr Rafael Araujo. Mytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad, 1831). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=337882

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, brackish

Importance

no data

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GUID

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156887
urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:337882

Last modified

2011-10-23 by Dr Rafael Araujo & by Gary Rosenberg

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