APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland by David Fenwick.

Marine Bivalve Images - Mussels (Order Mytilida)
Mytilida (Order) > Mytiloidea (Superfamily) > Mytilidae (Family) > Arcuatulinae (Subfamily)

Arcuatula
Arcuatula senhousia (Benson, 1842)
- Asian Date Mussel (non-native species)

Mytilida (Order) > Mytiloidea (Superfamily) > Mytilidae (Family) > Brachidontinae (Subfamily)

Brachidontes
Brachidontes exustus (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Scorched mussel (non-native species)

Mytilida (Order) > Mytiloidea (Superfamily) > Mytilidae (Family) > Modiolinae (Subfamily)

Gibbomodiola
Gibbomodiola adriatica (Lamarck, 1819)
syn. Modiolus adriaticus
- Adriatic or Tulip horse mussel

Modiolula
Modiolula phaseolina (Philippi, 1844)
- Bean horse mussel

Modiolus
Modiolus barbatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Bearded horse mussel

Modiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Horse mussel

Mytilida (Order) > Mytiloidea (Superfamily) > Mytilidae (Family) > Musculinae (Subfamily)

Musculus
Musculus costulatus (Risso, 1826) - Ribbed crenella
Musculus discors (Linnaeus, 1767) - Green crenella
Musculus niger (Gray J.E., 1824) - Black mussel
Musculus subpictus (Cantraine, 1835)
- syn. Modiolarca subpicta - Marbled crenella

Mytilida (Order) > Mytiloidea (Superfamily) > Mytilidae (Family) > Mytilinae (Subfamily)

Aulacomya
Aulacomya atra (Molina, 1782)
- Magellan or Ribbed mussel (non-native species)

Mytilus
Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758 - Common mussel
Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819
- Galician or Padstow mussel

Mytilus trossulus Gould, 1850 - Foolish mussel

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Other members of the order Mytilida
From the authors collection of foreign shells,
species not recorded in the United Kingdom.

Mytilida (Order) > Mytiloidea (Superfamily) > Mytilidae (Family)

Brachidontes
Brachidontes modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767)
- Yellow mussel

Geukensia
Geukensia demissa (Dillwyn, 1817)
- Atlantic ribbed mussel

Mytella
Mytella bicolor syn. M. guyanensis
- A Mussel (Pacific coast of Panama)

Perna
Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758) - Brown mussel (Senegal)
Perna viridis (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Asian green mussel (Singapore)

Marine Bivalve Images UK Mussels Order Mytilida Mytiloida