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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra (Nebularia) aurora floridula Sowerby, 1874

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Mitra floridula Sowerby, 1874
   Mitra aurora floridula (Sowerby, 1874)
   Mitra (Chrysame) tiarella var. amplificata Dautzenberg & Bouge, 1923


Red Sea and Mauritius to southern Japan, the Gilbert Islands and Tonga Islands (Cernohorsky, 1976), Indo-West Pacific; Torres Strait to Swain Reefs, Queensland (Wilson, 1994)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.29 
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaKiribatiGilbert Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.196 


depth: continental shelf 
depth: intertidal 
depth: intertidal and subtidal [ from the intertidal zone to a depth of 2 fathoms ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef [ under coral and on coral-rubble ]
substrate: coral 
substrate: rocks 


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.441 [ Distribution map (Pl. 390), synonymy, type information and general information. ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.148 General reference


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Nebularia) Swainson, 1840
                                Mitra (Nebularia) aurora Dohrn, 1861
                                  Mitra (Nebularia) aurora floridula Sowerby, 1874


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13098) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-12.