Mitra Lamarck 1798 (mitre shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Mitridae

Alternative spelling: Voluta (Mitra)

Parent taxon: Mitridae according to M. Harzhauser 2007

See also Abbass 1967, Davoli 2000, Ladd 1977, Ladd 1982, MacNeil 1960, Mansfield 1925, Marasti 1973, Martin 1904, Mukerjee 1939, Olsson and Harbison 1953, Oostingh 1935, Perrilliat 1987, Perrilliat 1992, Petuch 1988, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 2001, Stilwell et al. 2004, Todd 2001, Wienrich and Janssen 2007, Wilson 1993, Woodring 1928 and Woodring 1964

Sister taxa: Cylindromitrinae, Dentrimitra, Imbricariinae, Mesorhytis, Mitra (Isara), Mitra (Mitra), Mitraria, Mitrinae, Pterygia, Pyrenomitra, Scabricola

Subtaxa: Mitra (Atrimitra) Mitra (Chrysame) Mitra (Eumitra) Mitra (Nebularia) Mitra (Pleioptygma) Mitra (Strigatella) Mitra (Tiara) Mitra acuminata Mitra almagrensis Mitra apposita Mitra berlineri Mitra bucciniformis Mitra cancellina Mitra carinata Mitra chinensis Mitra citharella Mitra comicula Mitra crebricosta 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 yasila

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Type: Voluta mitra

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), China (1), Cuba (1), Djibouti (4), Ecuador (2), Eritrea (1), French Polynesia (1), India (1), Ireland (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (3), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (7), Morocco (1), Mozambique (1), Peru (1), Portugal (5), South Africa (1), Spain (4), Sudan (1), Taiwan (2), United States (21: California, Florida, Hawaii), Vanuatu (2), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1), Malaysia (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Chile (1), Costa Rica (3), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (7), Ecuador (7), Fiji (1), India (1), Indonesia (5), Papua New Guinea (1), the Philippines (4), United States (9: California, Florida, North Carolina), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Belgium (1), Brazil (6), Colombia (2), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (1), France (1), Germany (13), Greece (1), Grenada (5), Guam (1), India (6), Indonesia (18), Italy (5), Japan (6), the Marshall Islands (4), Mexico (3), New Zealand (1), Oman (1), Pakistan (4), Palau (1), Panama (11), the Philippines (2), Puerto Rico (2), Romania (1), South Africa (1), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (10: Florida), Venezuela (4)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Costa Rica (1), Myanmar (1), Panama (1), United States (17: Florida, Georgia, Mississippi)

• Eocene of Antarctica (5), Colombia (1), Egypt (1), France (4), Indonesia (2), Jamaica (1), New Zealand (1), Nigeria (1), Peru (3), the United Kingdom (4), United States (7: California, North Carolina, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Australia (2), Belgium (2), Denmark (1), Germany (1), Greenland (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), United States (1: Maryland)

Total: 294 collections including 427 occurrences

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