Definition of Mytilus. Meaning of Mytilus. Synonyms of Mytilus

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Definition of Mytilus

Mytilus
Mytilus 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.
Mytilus
Byssus 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 slender threads. 4. Asbestus.

Meaning of Mytilus from wikipedia

- Mytilus include: Mytilus 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 stricto: Native to the North Atlantic. Mytilus galloprovincialis, the Mediterranean mussel:...
- Mytilus may refer to: Mytilus of Illyria, an ancient Illyrian king Mytilus (bivalve), a mollusc genus This disambiguation page lists articles ****ociated...
- Mytilus trossulus, the bay mussel or foolish mussel, is a medium-sized edible marine bivalve mollusc in the family Mytilidae. Mytilus trossulus is one...
- related to previously mentioned groups, even though they resemble many Mytilus species in shape, and live attached to rocks and other hard surfaces in...
- Mytilus coruscus, common name the Korean mussel or the hard-s****ed mussel, is a species of mussel, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Mytilidae....
- 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 "Ocean acidification is transforming California...
- Mytilos or Mytilus (Ancient Gr****: Μύτιλος; Latin: Mytilus; ruled c. 270 – 231 BC) was an Illyrian king who reigned in southern 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 aquaculture...