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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra (Nebularia) aurantia aurantia (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta aurantia Gmelin, 1791
   Mitra minuta Röding, 1798
   Mitra aurantiaca Lamarck, 1811
   Mitra peronii Lamarck, 1811
   Mitra peronii var. limacina Lamarck, 1811
   Mitra crassa Swainson, 1822
   Mitra michelinii Guérin, 1831
   Mitra nanus Reeve, 1844
   Mitra caeligena Reeve, 1845
   Mitra consolidata Sowerby, 1874
   Mitra crassicostata Sowerby, 1874
   Mitra carifa Bartsch, 1915

Common Name

Cha-iro-fude G3213 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G3213]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  
Obi-fude G3213 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G3213]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Gulf of Aden to Natal, southeastern Australia and Polynesia (Cernohorsky, 1976), Indo-West Pacific; North West Cape, WA to northern NSW (Wilson, 1994)

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  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 PacificOceaniaPolynesiaFrench Polynesia (Polynesie Francaise)Society Islands (Iles de la Societe)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaKiribatiGilbert Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.42 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.196 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: rocks 


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.425 [ Distribution map (Pl. 373), synonymy, type information and general information. ]  General reference
 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.428 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1844. p.sp. 182, pl. 23, figs. 182a-b General reference
 Subba Rao, N.V. & Dey, A. 1984. p.11 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.147 Synonomy


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13095) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.