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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra midwayensis Kosuge, 1979

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Mitra (Mitra) midwayensis Kosuge, 1979


Primary Type: holotype [] Kosuge, S. 1979. p. 32, pl. 5, fig. 9
IMTJ IMT-79-19 holotype off Midway Island, Pacific Ocean, 3213.3'N, 17246.7'E, 383 m.


Original Epithet:  midwayensis
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Kosuge, S. 1979.  
Original Text Name:  Mitra (Chrysame) midwayensis
Original Genus:  Mitra
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name       Kosuge, S. 1979.  


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1991. p.9 [ The type is so badly preserved and juvenile that one can only hazard a guess as to its identity, but it does bear a resemblance to juveniles of Mitra ambigua Swainson, M. coffea Schubert & Wagner, and even M. pele Cernohorsky. ]  Type information


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Mitra) Lamarck, 1798
                                Mitra (Mitra) midwayensis Kosuge, 1979
                                  Mitra midwayensis Kosuge, 1979


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45846) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.