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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra novaehollandiae Sowerby, 1874

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Ziba interlirata (Reeve, 1844)


Primary Type: lectotype [] Sowerby, G.B. (2nd) 1874. p.9, pl. 9, fig. 368
BMNH ((British Museum) Natural History, London) 1879.2.26.121 lectotype length of lectotype = 28.3 mm "New Holland" [= Australia]


Original Epithet:  novaehollandiae
Original Text Name:  Mitra novaehollandiae
Original Genus:  Mitra


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1991. p.56 [ M. novaehollandiae Sowerby is a composite species; the specimen illustrated by Sowerby on pl. 19, fig. 368, type in the BMNH (no. 1879.2.26.121) was designated the lectotype by Cernohorsky (1991, p. 56); the other specimen illustrated by Sowerby on pl. 20, fig. 417 is a member of the species Ziba flammea (Quoy & Gaimard). ]  Type information


                            Ziba H. & A. Adams, 1853
                              Ziba interlirata (Reeve, 1844)
                                Mitra novaehollandiae Sowerby, 1874


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=48776) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.