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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus mitratus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conus mitratus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
   Conus mitraeformis var. pupaeformis Sowerby III, 1870

Common Name

The Mitred Cone pl. 18, sp. 100      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific


depth: continental shelf [ to 25 m ]
depth: intertidal [ from 1 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: sand [ ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.142-143, pl. 50, fig. 1 General reference
 Habe, T. 1964. p.116, pl. 37, fig. 1 [ as Hermes (Leporiconus) mitratus (Hwass) ]  New combination
 Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A.J. 1995. p.243, pl. 50, figs. 22-24 Contains synonymy
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.357 [ as Gastridium mitratus ]  New combination
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.210, pl. 46, figs. 17a-b  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.152, pl. 101, figs. 7-7a General reference


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus mitratus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14422) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-27.