family Mytilidae


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Noun1.family Mytilidae - marine mussels
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
genus Mytilus, Mytilus - type genus of the family Mytilidae: smooth-shelled marine mussels
marine mussel, mytilid - marine bivalve mollusk having a dark elongated shell; live attached to solid objects especially in intertidal zones
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Marine mussels in the family Mytilidae have a complex pattern of doubly uniparental inheritance (Zouros et al.
The golden mussel Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, 1857) is a medium-sized bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Mytilidae (Darrigran & Damborenea, 2006).
Green-lipped mussel, Pernaviridis belongs to family Mytilidae.