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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra nivosa Küster, 1839

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Mitra (Strigatella) auriculoides Reeve, 1845


[] Küster, H.C. 1839. p.100, pl. 17, figs. 16-17
???? ex coll. Duke of Gotha type (no locality given)


Original Epithet:  nivosa
Original Text Name:  Mitra nivosa Küster, 1839
Original Genus:  Mitra
Status of Name: Primary Homonym 


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.485 [ The current whereabouts of the type specimen of M. nivosa Küster (non Swainson), which used to be in the collection of the Duke of Gotha, are unknown. ]  Type information


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Strigatella) Swainson, 1840
                                Mitra (Strigatella) auriculoides Reeve, 1845
                                  Mitra nivosa Küster, 1839


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=48463) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.