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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra praestantissima Röding, 1798

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Domiporta praestantissima (Röding, 1798)


Primary Type: lectotype [] Röding, P.F. 1798. p.138
(illustration) lectotype Sumatra, Indonesia (by subsequent designation by Cernohorsky, 1991)


Original Epithet:  praestantissima
Original Text Name:  Mitra praestantissima Röding, 1798
Original Genus:  Mitra


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1991. p.91 [ Röding's types are no longer extant and Cernohorsky (1991) designated fig. 1389 on pl. 149 from vol. 4 of Chemnitz (1780) as the illustrated lectotype of Mitra praestantissima Röding. No type locality has been sited, but since Chemnitz gave "East Indies" as the locality of the illustrated lectotype, Cernohorsky (1991) designated Sumatra, Indonesa as the type locality. ]  Type information


                            Domiporta Cernohorsky, 1970
                              Domiporta praestantissima (Röding, 1798)
                                Mitra praestantissima Röding, 1798


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13262) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.