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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra (Nebularia) aurantia (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Mitra (Nebularia) aurantia aurantia (Gmelin, 1791)
   Mitra (Nebularia) aurantia subruppeli Finlay, 1927


Gulf of Aden and Gulf of Oman to Natal, east to southern Japan (Osumi Is.), Gilbert Is., Tonga Is. and Society Is. (Tahiti, Raiatea).

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaGulf of Oman
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificTonga


habitat: coral reef [ in crevices, among algae and under coral rocks ]
substrate: under coral [ in crevices, among algae and under coral rocks ]


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.425 Subspecific arrangement


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Nebularia) Swainson, 1840
                                Mitra (Nebularia) aurantia (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13094) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-03-05.