Species under Brachidontes
n= 22
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Brachidontes adamsianus
(Dunker, 1857)
Adams mussel Eastern Pacific and Northeast Atlantic
Brachidontes blakeanus
Melvill & Standen, 1914
Western Atlantic and Eastern Pacific 0.8
Brachidontes crebristriatus
(Conrad, 1837)
Eastern Central Pacific
Brachidontes darwinianus
(d'Orbigny, 1846)
Western Atlantic 3
Brachidontes domingensis
(Lamarck, 1819)
Santo Domingo mussel Atlantic Ocean
Brachidontes dunkeri
Huber, 2015
Southeast Pacific and Eastern Central Atlantic
Brachidontes erosus
(Lamarck, 1819)
Western Central Pacific
Brachidontes exustus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
scorched mussel Atlantic Ocean 3
Brachidontes modiolus
(Linnaeus, 1767)
yellow mussel USA and Canada
Brachidontes multiformes
(Carpenter, 1855)
Northeast Atlantic
Brachidontes mutabilis
(Gould, 1861)
mutable mussel Western Pacific
Brachidontes pharaonis
(Fischer, 1870)
Indo-Pacific and the Mediterranean 2.29
Brachidontes rodriguezii
(d'Orbigny, 1846)
Western Atlantic 4.6
Brachidontes semilaevis
(Menke, 1848)
Western Central Atlantic
Brachidontes setiger
(Dunker, 1857)
Western Central Pacific
Brachidontes setigera
(Dunker, 1856)
Western Pacific
Brachidontes sinensis
Wang, 1983
Western Pacific
Brachidontes solisianus
(d'Orbigny, 1846)
Western Atlantic 1.7
Brachidontes striatulus
(Hanley, 1844)
Western Pacific
Brachidontes subramosus
(Hanley, 1850)
Brachidontes ustulatus
(Lamarck, 1819)
Western Indian Ocean
Brachidontes variabilis
(Krauss, 1848)
variable mussel Indo-West Pacific
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