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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra edentula Swainson, 1823

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Mitra (Dibaphus) edentula Swainson, 1823


Primary Type: Status unknown [] Swainson, W. 1823. p.378
???? type Mauritius (by subsequent designation by Cernohorsky, 1976, p.470)
??? Status unknown Mauritius (designeated by Cernohorsky, 1976: 470)


Original Epithet:  edentula
Original Text Name:  Mitra edentula Swainson, 1823
Original Genus:  Mitra


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.470 [ The whereabouts of the type-specimen of M. edentula Swainson, originally in the Dubois collection, is unknown. No locality was given by Swainson, but since the species is usually cited from Mauritius, Cernohorsky (1976) designated Mauritius as the type locality. ]  Type information


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Dibaphus) Ryckholt, 1862
                                Mitra (Dibaphus) edentula Swainson, 1823
                                  Mitra edentula Swainson, 1823


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13188) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.