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Musculus  Roding, 1798
Taxonomic Serial No.: 79472

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                   SubclassPteriomorphia Beurlen, 1944  
                      OrderMytiloida Ferussac, 1822  
                         FamilyMytilidae Rafinesque, 1815  
                            GenusMusculus Roding, 1798  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Musculus corrugatus (Stimpson, 1851) – corrugate mussel 
                               Species Musculus costulatus   
                               Species Musculus cultellus (Deshayer, 1839) – knife mussel 
                               Species Musculus discors (Linnaeus, 1767) – discordant mussel 
                               Species Musculus glacialis (Leche, 1883) – corrugate mussel 
                               Species Musculus impressus (Dall, 1907)  
                               Species Musculus japonica   
                               Species Musculus lacustre Muller  
                               Species Musculus lateralis (Say, 1822) – lateral mussel 
                               Species Musculus marmoratus (Forbes, 1838) – spotted mussel 
                               Species Musculus niger (J. E. Gray, 1824) – black mussel 
                               Species Musculus olivaceus Dall, 1916  
                               Species Musculus partumetum   
                               Species Musculus phenax (Dall, 1915)  
                               Species Musculus pygmaeus Glynn, 1964 – pygmy mussel 
                               Species Musculus securis Prime  
                               Species Musculus seminudus (Dall, 1897)  
                               Species Musculus senhousei (Benson, 1842)  
                               Species Musculus taylori (Dall, 1897) – taylor mussel 
                               Species Musculus vernicosus (Middendorff, 1849) – varnished mussel 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Musculus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Musculus   

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