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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra (Nebularia) aurora aurora Dohrn, 1861

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Mitra aurora Dohrn, 1861


Eastern Polynesia and the Hawaiian Islands

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaCook Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaFrench Polynesia (Polynesie Francaise)Society Islands (Iles de la Societe)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaFrench Polynesia (Polynesie Francaise)Tuamotu Archipelago (Iles Tuamotu)
  PRELOVED RegionsMidway Islands (Midway)


depth: intertidal 
depth: intertidal and subtidal [ from the intertidal zone to a depth of 12 fathoms ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef [ under coral and on lava rocks ]


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.440 [ Distribution map (Pl. 390), synonymy, type information and general information. ]  General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.297 General reference


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Nebularia) Swainson, 1840
                                Mitra (Nebularia) aurora Dohrn, 1861
                                  Mitra (Nebularia) aurora aurora Dohrn, 1861


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=47095) created by Jason D. Weintraub on 2001-05-31. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-03-05.