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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra cingulata Adams, 1853

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Mitra (Nebularia) fraga Quoy & Gaimard, 1833


Primary Type: lectotype [] Adams, A. 1853. p.136
BMNH ((British Museum) Natural History, London) 1967721 lectotype lectotype, 1 syntype [these are NOT conspecific!] (no locality given)


Original Epithet:  cingulata
Original Text Name:  Mitra cingulata Adams, 1853
Original Genus:  Mitra
Status of Name: Primary Homonym 


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.405 [ The lectotype (designated by Cernohorsky, 1976) and remaining syntype are two different species: the larger, 23.5 mm long specimen is a beach-worn, faded M. fraga, and sincince only this specimen corresponds to Adams' description, it was designated the lectotype; the other, smaller specimen, length 19.7 mm, is M. suturata Reeve. ]  Type information


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Nebularia) Swainson, 1840
                                Mitra (Nebularia) fraga Quoy & Gaimard, 1833
                                  Mitra cingulata Adams, 1853


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=46846) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.