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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra (Mitra) cardinalis (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta cardinalis Gmelin, 1791
   Mitra monachialis Röding, 1798
   Mitra archiepiscopalis Lamarck, 1811
   Mitra vermiculosa Dautzenberg, 1935

Common Name

Cardinal Mitre p.180, pl.26, f.15      Allan, J. 1950.  
Maru-fude-gai G3182 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G3182]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Madagascar to Polynesia (Cernohorsky, 1976), Indo-West Pacific; Queensland south to Lady Elliot Island (Wilson, 1994)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.192 


depth: intertidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: rocks 


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.312 [ Distribution map (Pl. 264), synonymy, type information and general reference ]  General reference
 Subba Rao, N.V. & Dey, A. 1984. p.6 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.145 General reference


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Mitra) Lamarck, 1798
                                Mitra (Mitra) cardinalis (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13051) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.