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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra (Mitra) imperialis Röding, 1798

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Mitra imperialis Röding, 1798
   Voluta digitalis Link, 1807
   Mitra millepora Lamarck, 1811
   Voluta cribum Dillwyn, 1817

Common Name

Beni-une-fude G3188 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G3188]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Red Sea and East Africa to western Polynesia (Cernohorsky, 1976), Indo-West Pacific; Queensland south to Lady Elliot Island (Wilson, 1994)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.194 


depth: intertidal 
depth: intertidal and subtidal [ from the intertidal zone to a depth of 50 fathoms ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
habitat: coral reef [ on a coral-rubble substratum. ]
substrate: coral 
substrate: rocks 


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.321 [ Distribution map (Pl. 273), synonymy, type information and general information. ]  General reference
 Subba Rao, N.V. & Dey, A. 1984. p.7 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.146 General reference


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Mitra) Lamarck, 1798
                                Mitra (Mitra) imperialis Röding, 1798


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13070) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.