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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra floridula Sowerby, 1874

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Mitra (Nebularia) aurora floridula Sowerby, 1874


Primary Type: lectotype [] Sowerby, G.B. (2nd) 1874. p.20, pl. 16, fig. 283, pl. 27, fig. 611
NMW lectotype 1 juvenile depicted by Sowerby on pl. 27, fig. 611 Mauritius


Original Epithet:  floridula
Original Text Name:  Mitra floridula
Original Genus:  Mitra


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.442 [ The specimen of M. floridula Sowerby, illustrated by the author on pl. 16, fig. 283, is no longer traceable; the juvenile specimen from Mauritius, depicted on Pl. 27, fig. 611 of the "Thesaurus", is in the NMW, Cardiff, and was designated by Cernohorsky (1976) as the lectotype of M. floridula Sowerby. ]  Type information


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13099) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.