mytiloid

mytiloid

(ˈmɪtɪˌlɔɪd)
adj
(Zoology) of or relating to the genus Mytilus or family Mytilideae of saltwater mussels
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Whereas mytiloid prisms are monocrystalline (Griesshaber et al.
The occurrence of calcite in the shells of pteriomorphs is widespread, although it is notably missing from the arcoids and many mytiloids (Bieler et al.
Calcitic microstructures have formed continuous layers only in epifaunal taxa (Carter, 1980), and within these, in only four higher taxa, namely the Eupteriomorphs (sensu Boss, 1982), the Hippuritoidea (the extinct rudists), and some mytiloids and chamoids (Carter, 1980; Harper, 1998).