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This article is about an Illyrian king; for the mollusk genus see Mytilus (mollusc)

Mytilus was an Illyrian king who lived in the 3rd century BC. He struck coins after [1]Monunius. He fought against Alexander II of Epirus[2]



  1. ^ The Illyrians by J. J. Wilkes,1992,ISBN 0631198075,page 129:"... No Illyrian production of coins is known before King Monunius struck his coins at Dyrrhachium (see figure 11), followed by Mytilus around ten years later. ..."
  2. ^ The Illyrians by J. J. Wilkes,1992,ISBN 0631198075,page 146,"... been hastened by attacks from once obedient northern neighbours. Alexander II is known to have fought an Illyrian war against Mytilus whose Dyrrhachium coins bear the royal title. ..."


  • The Illyrians by J. J. Wilkes,1992,ISBN 0631198075

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Bivalvia
Subclassis: Pteriomorphia
Ordo: Mytiloida
Familia: Mytilidae
Genus: Mytilus
Species: †M. buwaldana - M. californianus - M. edulis - M. galloprovincialis - M. trossulus


Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758


  • Van Winkle, K. E. H. 1918 "Paleontology of the Oligocene of the Chehalis Valley, Washington" University of Washington publications in geology 1(2)


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