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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra multisulcata Sowerby, 1914

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Mitra (Nebularia) aurantia subruppeli Finlay, 1927


Primary Type: holotype [] Sowerby, G.B.(3rd) 1914. p.476, pl. 19, fig. 3
BMNH ((British Museum) Natural History, London) 1919.12.31.43 holotype "New Caledonia" [IN ERROR]; (Karachi, Pakistan by subsequent designation by Cernohorsky, 1976)


Original Epithet:  multisulcata
Original Text Name:  Mitra multisulcata Sowerby, 1914
Original Genus:  Mitra
Status of Name: Primary Homonym 


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.428 [ Sowerby's locality indication of New Caledonia is erroneous, since this subspecies does not occur in the Pacific Ocean. Cernohorsky (1976) designated Karachi, Pakistan as the type locality (based on specimens in USNM). ]  Type information


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Nebularia) Swainson, 1840
                                Mitra (Nebularia) aurantia (Gmelin, 1791)
                                  Mitra (Nebularia) aurantia subruppeli Finlay, 1927
                                    Mitra multisulcata Sowerby, 1914


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=47934) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.