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Definition of Mytilus
MytilusMytilus Myt"i*lus, n. [L., a sea mussel, Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of marine bivalve shells, including the common
mussel. See Illust. under Byssus. MytilusByssus Bys"sus, n.; pl. E. Byssuses; L. Byssi.[L. byssus
fine flax, fine linen or cotton, Gr. by`ssos .]
1. A cloth of exceedingly fine texture, used by the ancients.
It is disputed whether it was of cotton, linen, or silk.
[Written also byss and byssin.]
2. (Zo["o]l.) A tuft of long, tough filaments which are
formed in a groove of the foot, and issue from between the
valves of certain bivalve mollusks, as the Pinna and
Mytilus, by which they attach themselves to rocks, etc.
3. (Bot.) An obsolete name for certain fungi composed of
Meaning of Mytilus from wikipedia
californi**** Conrad, 1837 - California mussel Mytilus coruscus
Gould, 1861 = M. unguiculatus
Valenciennes, 1858 the Mytilus
- other, if present
at the same locality. Mytilus edulis sensu
to the North
galloprovincialis, the Mediterranean
of Illyria, an ancient Illyrian
(bivalve), a mollusc genus
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trossulus, the bay mussel
mussel, is a medium-sized edible marine bivalve mollusc
in the family
Mytilidae. Mytilus trossulus
to previously mentioned
groups, even though
many Mytilus species
in shape, and live attached
name the Korean mussel
or the hard-s****ed mussel, is a species
of mussel, a marine bivalve mollusc
in the family
- an object
of aquaculture. Mytilus galloprovincialis
is one of the three
prin****l, closely related species
in the Mytilus edulis complex
of blue mussels...
- between Pisaster
ochraceus, a species
of starfish, and Mytilus
californi****. Blue mussel, Mytilus edulis
(Ancient Gr****: Μύτιλος; Latin: Mytilus
c. 270 – 231 BC) was an Illyrian
king who reigned
Illyria. He was the successor...
- literature, it has also been referred
to as Southern Mytilus
edulis, or Mytilus edulis
platensis, or Mytilus
chilensis. M. platensis
is under intensive
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