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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra (Mitra) mitra (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta mitra Linnaeus, 1758
   Voluta mitra episcopalis Linnaeus, 1758
   Mitra mitra (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Mitra carmelita Röding, 1798

Common Name

Orange-spotted or Giant Mitre p.178, pl.25, f.11      Allan, J. 1950.  
Episcopal Mitre p.156, pl.157      Wilson, B 2002.  
Chosen-fude G3181 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G3181]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  
Hime-chosen-fude G3181 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G3181]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


East Africa to Polynesia and Hawaii. Galapagos Islands (Cernohorsky, 1976), Indo-West Pacific; Shark Bay, WA to southern Queensland (Wilson, 1994)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)Hawaiian Islands
  OBIS RegionsEastern PacificGalapagos Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.29 
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsEastern PacificGalapagos Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.192 


depth: continental shelf 
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habit: infaunal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: sand 


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.307 [ Distribution map (Pl. 259), synonymy, type information and general reference. ]  General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.293 General reference
 Subba Rao, N.V. & Dey, A. 1984. p.8 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.146 General reference


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Mitra) Lamarck, 1798
                                Mitra (Mitra) mitra (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13075) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.