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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra bicolor Swainson, 1824

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Imbricaria bicolor (Swainson, 1824)


Primary Type: lectotype [] Swainson, W. 1824. p.37
(illustration) lectotype Mauritius (by subsequent designation by Cernohorsky, 1991)


Original Epithet:  bicolor
Original Text Name:  Mitra bicolor Swainson, 1824
Original Genus:  Mitra


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1991. p.141 [ The type of Mitra bicolor Swainson is lost, and Swainson's subsequent and excellent illustration does not show the fine white hair-line ornamentation within the brown band. Cernohorsky (1991) designated fig. 2 on pl. 19 in Swainson (1829) as the illustrated lectotype of Mitra bicolor. ]  Type information


                            Imbricaria Schumacher, 1817
                              Imbricaria bicolor (Swainson, 1824)
                                Mitra bicolor Swainson, 1824


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=46119) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.