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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra insculpta Adams, 1853

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Ziba insculpta Adams, 1853


Primary Type: lectotype [] Adams, A. 1853. p.133
BMNH ((British Museum) Natural History, London) 1967785 lectotype lectotype [19.5 mm], 2 syntypes Ceylon [= Sri Lanka]


Original Epithet:  insculpta
Original Text Name:  Mitra insculpta Adams, 1853
Original Genus:  Mitra


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1991. p.58 [ Mitra insulpta Adams was described on the basis of a syntypic series containing 2 different species. Cernohorsky (1991) notes that the smallest syntype in the BMNH is an individual of Ziba flammea (Quoy & Gaimard). ]  Type information


                            Ziba H. & A. Adams, 1853
                              Ziba insculpta Adams, 1853
                                Mitra insculpta Adams, 1853


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13291) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.