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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

Types

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.

Keywords

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.  

References

 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

Classification

  Animalia
    Mollusca
      Conchifera
        Visceroconcha
          Gastropoda
            Orthogastropoda
              Caenogastropoda
                Sorbeoconcha
                  Hypsogastropoda
                    Neogastropoda
                      Volutoidea
                        Mitridae
                          Mitrinae
                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Mitra) Lamarck, 1798
                                Mitra (Mitra) midwayensis Kosuge, 1979
                                  Mitra midwayensis Kosuge, 1979

Metadata

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