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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Voluta paupercula Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Mitra (Strigatella) paupercula (Linnaeus, 1758)


Primary Type: lectotype [] Linnaeus, C. 1758. p.731
(illustration) lectotype T[anjun]g Nama, Ambon Bay, Ambon I., Indonesia (by subequent designation by Cernohorsky, 1976)


Original Epithet:  paupercula
Original Text Name:  Voluta paupercula Linnaeus, 1758
Original Genus:  Voluta


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.479 [ The holotype of M. paupercula (Linnaeus) is not in the Linnean collection, London, and Cernohorsky (1969) designated the Gualtieri figure L, on pl. 54 as the lectotype of M. paupercula. ]  Type information


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Strigatella) Swainson, 1840
                                Mitra (Strigatella) paupercula (Linnaeus, 1758)
                                  Voluta paupercula Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13172) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.