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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra pura Adams, 1853

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Neocancilla circula (Kiener, 1838)


Primary Type: lectotype [] Adams, A. 1853. p.136
BMNH ((British Museum) Natural History, London) 1967852 lectotype lectotype [32.6 mm], 2 syntypes (non-conspecific) (no locality given)


Original Epithet:  pura
Original Text Name:  Mitra pura
Original Genus:  Mitra


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1991. p.112 [ There are three syntypes of M. pura Adams in BMNH (no. 1967852) which are a mixture of N. circula Kiener and N. carnicolor Reeve; The 32.6 mm specimen, which is N. circula was designated the lectotype of M. pura Adams by Cernohorsky (1991). ]  Type information


                            Neocancilla Cernohorsky, 1966
                              Neocancilla circula (Kiener, 1838)
                                Mitra pura Adams, 1853


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=48974) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.