Aulacomya

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Mytilidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Pteriomorphia
Order: Mytiloida
Family: Mytilidae
Genus: Aulacomya
Mörch, 1853

Aulacomya is a genus of edible saltwater mussels, marine bivalve mollusks in the family Mytilidae, the true mussels.[1]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Aulacomya include:

Synonyms include:

  • Aulacomya ater (Molina, 1782) accepted as Aulacomya atra (Molina, 1782)
  • Aulacomya magellanica (Chemnitz, 1783) accepted as Aulacomya atra (Molina, 1782)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2011). Aulacomya Mörch, 1853. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species athttp://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1224603 on 2012-4-17