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Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Mitridae

Mitra was named by Lamarck (1798) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R Sepkoski's reference number: 909]. It is extant. Its type is Voluta mitra.

It was reranked as Voluta (Mitra) by Brocchi (1814).

It was assigned to Voluta by Brocchi (1814); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); to Mitrinae by MacNeil (1960), Woodring (1964), Wilson (1993), Davoli (2000) and Stilwell et al. (2004); and to Mitridae by Martin (1904), Mansfield (1925), Woodring (1928), Oostingh (1935), Turner (1938), Mukerjee (1939), Olsson and Harbison (1953), Abbass (1967), Addicott (1970), Marasti (1973), Ladd (1977), Ladd (1982), Perrilliat (1987), Petuch (1988), Perrilliat (1992), Squires (2001), Todd (2001), Harzhauser (2007) and Wienrich and Janssen (2007).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1798Mitra Lamarck
1814Voluta (Mitra) Brocchi
1904Mitra Martin p. 176
1925Mitra Mansfield p. 189
1928Mitra Woodring p. 242
1935Mitra Oostingh p. 89
1938Mitra Turner p. 73
1939Mitra Mukerjee p. 65
1953Mitra Olsson and Harbison p. 189
1960Mitra MacNeil p. 91
1964Mitra Woodring p. 282
1967Mitra Abbass p. 99
1970Mitra Addicott p. 103
1973Mitra Marasti p. 95
1977Mitra Ladd p. 59
1982Mitra Ladd p. 53
1987Mitra Perrilliat p. 19
1988Mitra Petuch p. 162
1992Mitra Perrilliat p. 26
1993Mitra Wilson p. 144
2000Mitra Davoli p. 197
2001Mitra Squires p. 10
2001Mitra Todd
2002Mitra Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Mitra Stilwell et al. p. 47
2007Mitra Harzhauser p. 108
2007Mitra Wienrich and Janssen p. 649

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMitridaeSwainson 1831
genusMitraLamarck 1798

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

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