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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra contracta Swainson, 1820

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Mitra (Nebularia) contracta Swainson, 1820


[] Swainson, W. 1820. pl. 18, top and bottom figures
(illustration) [ex Humphrey's collection] type Anaa Island, Tuamotu Islands (by subsequent designation by Cernohorsky, 1976, p.394)


Original Epithet:  contracta
Original Text Name:  Mitra contracta Swainson, 1820
Original Genus:  Mitra


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.394 [ The whereabouts of the type-specimen of M. contracta, which originally was in Humphrey's collection, is unknown; the specimen figured by Swainson, 1820, on plate 18 (top and bottom figures) is designated by Cernohorsky (1976: p. 394) as the lectotype of M. contracta Swainson. ]  Type information


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Nebularia) Swainson, 1840
                                Mitra (Nebularia) contracta Swainson, 1820
                                  Mitra contracta Swainson, 1820


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13110) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.