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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra rutila Adams, 1853

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Mitra (Nebularia) luctuosa Adams, 1853


Primary Type: lectotype [] Adams, A. 1853. p.137
BMNH ((British Museum) Natural History, London) 1967873 lectotype lectotype [31.2 mm], 2 syntypes (no locality given)


Original Epithet:  rutila
Original Text Name:  Mitra rutila Adams, 1853
Original Genus:  Mitra


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.444 [ Of three worn, weathered syntypes of M. rutila Adams in BMNH, Cernohorsky (1976) designated one specimen [31.2 mm long] the lectotype of M. rutila, and noted that the largest syntype [37.7 mm long] appears to be a very worn M. aurora Dohrn. ]  Type information


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Nebularia) Swainson, 1840
                                Mitra (Nebularia) luctuosa Adams, 1853
                                  Mitra rutila Adams, 1853


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=46919) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.