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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra ruppellii Reeve, 1844

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Mitra (Nebularia) ruppellii Reeve, 1844


Primary Type: lectotype [] Reeve, L.A. 1844. p.No. 179
BMNH ((British Museum) Natural History, London) 1967871 lectotype lectotype, 2 syntypes Red Sea


Original Epithet:  ruppellii
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Reeve, L.A. 1844.  
Original Text Name:  Mitra ruppellii
Original Genus:  Mitra
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name       Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000.  


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.436 [ Reeve named the species for Prof. W.P.E.S. Rüpell, but misspelled the specific name "ruppellii." The incorrect spelling has been partly emended to "rupellii" by Sowerby, and was further emended by Cernohorsky (1976) to "ruepellii." ]  Nomenclatural emendation
 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.436 Type information


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Nebularia) Swainson, 1840
                                Mitra (Nebularia) ruppellii Reeve, 1844
                                  Mitra ruppellii Reeve, 1844


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45503) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.