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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra cookii Sowerby, 1874

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Mitra (Mitra) cookii Sowerby, 1874


Primary Type: holotype [] Sowerby, G.B. (2nd) 1874. p.7, pl. 14, fig. 228
BMNH ((British Museum) Natural History, London) 1900.2.13.10 holotype "Australia", further restricted by Cernohorsky (1976, p.343) to Sydney, NSW, Australia


Original Epithet:  cookii
Original Text Name:  Mitra cookii Sowerby, 1874
Original Genus:  Mitra


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.343 [ In the BMNH there are 3 so-called "syntypes" of M. cookii which bear the nubers BMNH 1900.2.13.10 and 1907.11.21.128-129. Only the specimen no. 1900.2.13.10 is the holotype ex-Hanley collection and the other two specimens are later additions from the da Costa collection. ]  Type information


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Mitra) Lamarck, 1798
                                Mitra (Mitra) cookii Sowerby, 1874
                                  Mitra cookii Sowerby, 1874


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13058) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.