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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra signa Bartsch, 1919

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Mitra (Strigatella) retusa Lamarck, 1811


Primary Type: holotype [] Bartsch, P. 1919. p.31
USNM (US National Museum) 231815 holotype holotype, 5 non-conspecific paratypes Dumurug Pt., Cataingan Bay, Masbate, Philippines


Original Epithet:  signa
Nomenclatural Action: New Replacement Name       Bartsch, P. 1919.  
Original Text Name:  Mitra signa Bartsch, 1919
Original Genus:  Mitra


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.482 [ Cernohorsky (1976) has noted that Mitra signa Bartsch is a composite species: the holotype is M. retusa (USNM # 231815); 4 of the paratypes are M. paupercula and 1 paratype is M. litterata. ]  Type information


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Strigatella) Swainson, 1840
                                Mitra (Strigatella) retusa Lamarck, 1811
                                  Mitra signa Bartsch, 1919


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=46947) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.