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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra (?Thala) gonatophora Sturany, 1903

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Mitra (Nebularia) gonatophora Sturany, 1903


Primary Type: lectotype [] Sturany, R. 1903. p.225, pl. 4, fig. 2
(illustration) lectotype (syntypes in NHMW?) Sta. 48, near Yenbo, Red Sea, 2405'N, 3745'E, 700 m


Original Epithet:  gonatophora
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Sturany, R. 1903.  
Original Text Name:  Mitra (?Thala) gonatophora
Original Genus:  Mitra (?Thala)
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name       Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000.  


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1991. p.17 [ The type specimens of M. gonatophora Sturany, which should be in NHMW, are now lost or misplaced (Dr. E. Wawra, in litt.). The original type figure agrees with the illustrated specimens in every respect, and fig. 2, pl. 4 from Sturany (1903) was designated as the illustrated lectotype by Cernohorsky (1991). ]  Type information


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Nebularia) Swainson, 1840
                                Mitra (Nebularia) gonatophora Sturany, 1903
                                  Mitra (?Thala) gonatophora Sturany, 1903


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45856) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.