Contributions to Zoology, 80 (2) – 2011

On the identity of broad-shelled mussels (Mollusca, Bivalvia, Mytilus) from the Dutch delta region

Dick S.J. Groenenberg1,6, Frank P. Wesselingh1, Sanjeevi Rajagopal2, Jeroen M. Jansen3, Merijn M. Bos4, Gerard van der Velde1,2, Edmund Gittenberger1, Bert W. Hoeksema1, Harry Raad1, Herman Hummel5

1.  Netherlands Centre for Biodiversity Naturalis (NCB), PO Box 9517, NL 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands

2.  Radboud University Nijmegen, Institute for Water and Wetland Research, Department of Animal Ecology and Ecophysiology, Heyendaalseweg 135, NL 6525 AJ Nijmegen, The Netherlands

3.  Institute for Marine Resources & Ecosystem Studies (IMARES), PO Box 57, NL 1785 AJ, Den Helder, The Netherlands

4.  Louis Bolk Instituut, Hoofdstraat 24, NL 3972 LA, Driebergen, The Netherlands

5.  Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO), PO Box 140, NL 4400 AC, Yerseke, The Netherlands

6. dick.groenenberg@ncbnaturalis.nl

Keywords: AFLP, COIII, Me 15/16, Mytilus, shell morphology, The Netherlands