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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra (Mitra) papalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta mitra papalis Linnaeus, 1758

Common Name

Papal Mitre p.158, pl.159      Wilson, B 2002.  
Oni-kiba-fude G3184 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G3184]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  
Oni-no-kiba-fude G3184 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G3184]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


East Africa to Polynesia and Hawaii. Clipperton Islands (Cernohorsky, 1976), Indo-West Pacific; Queensland (Wilosn, 1994)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)
  OBIS RegionsEastern PacificClipperton Island
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  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 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: in coral rubble [ "In clean coral sand and among coral rubble..." ]
substrate: sand [ and amongst coral rubble ]


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.308 [ Ditribution map (Pl. 260), synonymy, type information and general information. ]  General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.296 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1844. p.sp. 9, pl. 2, fig. 9 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.146 General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13079) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.