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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra (Strigatella) acuminata Swainson, 1824

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Mitra acuminata Swainson, 1824
   Mitra lutea Quoy & Gaimard, 1833

Common Name

Ro-iro-yatate G3240 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G3240]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  
Togari-yatate G3240 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G3240]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


East Africa to the Hawaiian Islands and Polynesia (Cernohorsky, 1976) Indo-West Pacific; recorded from Rowley Shoals, WA (Wilson, 1994)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsMauritius
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  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 PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.194 


depth: intertidal 
habitat: coral reef [ under rocks, coral and coral-rubble ]
habitat: coral reef 


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.492 [ Distribution map (Pl. 444), synonymy, type information and general information. ]  General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.303 General reference
 Subba Rao, N.V. & Dey, A. 1984. p.24 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.151 General reference


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Strigatella) Swainson, 1840
                                Mitra (Strigatella) acuminata Swainson, 1824


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13161) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.