Amygdalum politum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Mytiloida
Family: Mytilidae
Genus: Amygdalum
Muhlfeld, 1811

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


Species within the genus Amydalum include:


  1. Abbott, R.T. & Morris, P.A. A Field Guide to Shells: Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. 18.

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