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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra (Strigatella) typha Reeve, 1845

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Mitra typha Reeve, 1845
   Mitra micans Reeve, 1845
   Thala saltata Pease, 1865
   Thala alba Pease, 1868
   Mitra tenuis Sowerby, 1874
   Mitra flexilabris Sowerby, 1875


Red Sea to the Hawaiian Islands and Polynesia (Cernohorsky, 1976), Indo-West Pacific; north Queensland south to Townsville (Wilson, 1994)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSeychelles
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsMauritius
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapanRyukyu Islands (Loo-Chu Islands, Nansi-Shoto)Osumi-shoto
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.30 
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsMauritius


depth: continental shelf [ to 18 fathoms ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef [ among sand and coral rubble ]
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: sand [ among sand and coral rubble ]


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.499 [ Distribution map (Pl. 451), synonymy, type information and general information. ]  General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.101 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.306 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.306 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.152 General reference


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Strigatella) Swainson, 1840
                                Mitra (Strigatella) typha Reeve, 1845


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13183) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-03-10.