Mitra (Tiara) Swainson 1831 (mitre shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Mitridae

Alternative spelling: Tiara

Parent taxon: Mitra according to H. L. Abbass 1967

See also Dey 1961, Marasti 1973, Oostingh 1935, Sepkoski 2002, Woodring 1928 and Woodring 1964

Sister taxa: Mitra (Atrimitra), Mitra (Chrysame), Mitra (Eumitra), Mitra (Nebularia), Mitra (Pleioptygma), Mitra (Strigatella), Mitra acuminata, Mitra almagrensis, Mitra apposita, Mitra berlineri, Mitra bucciniformis, Mitra cancellina, Mitra carinata, Mitra chinensis, Mitra citharella, Mitra comicula, Mitra crebricosta, Mitra douglasensis, Mitra dufesnei, Mitra elongata, Mitra fusellina, Mitra granatinaeformis, Mitra graniformis, Mitra henekeni, Mitra inquinata, Mitra jenkinsi, Mitra lenhilli, Mitra limata, Mitra litterata, Mitra lugubris, Mitra marginata, Mitra mariana, Mitra marylandica, Mitra mixta, Mitra mutica, Mitra nodulosa, Mitra plicatella, Mitra plicifera, Mitra poas, Mitra quemadica, Mitra quilonensis, Mitra raricosta, Mitra rosacea, Mitra rudis, Mitra saltata, Mitra simplicissima, Mitra singuensis, Mitra stefaninii, Mitra syra, Mitra terebellum, Mitra titan, Mitra variabilis, Mitra vincentiana, Mitra washingtoniana, Mitra yasila

Subtaxa: Mitra (Tiara) bolivarensis Mitra (Tiara) desmia Mitra (Tiara) gigantea Mitra (Tiara) grateloupi Mitra (Tiara) isabella Mitra (Tiara) lajoyi Mitra (Tiara) mosaensis Mitra (Tiara) substriatula Mitra (Tiara) tegalensis Tiara junghuhni

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Type: Tiara isabella

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Vanuatu (1 collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (1)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1), India (1), Indonesia (4), the Philippines (1)

• Miocene of Belgium (1), Brazil (2), Denmark (1), Germany (13), Greece (1), India (1), Indonesia (11), Panama (4), the Philippines (1), Romania (1), United States (8: Florida), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Panama (1)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), Egypt (1), Indonesia (1)

• Paleocene of Greenland (1)

Total: 63 collections including 73 occurrences

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