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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Volutoidea: Mitridae

Mitra nodulosa (Gmelin, 1791)

Range: 35°N to 13°S; 97.28°W to 0°W
Depth: 0 to 55 m (live 0.3 to 44 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 50  mm


Voluta pustula Lightfoot, 1786
Mitraria nodulosa (Gmelin, 1791) 
Scabricola nodulosa (Gmelin, 1791) 
Voluta nodulosa Gmelin, 1791
Nebularia nodulosa (Gmelin, 1791) 
Mitra granulosa Lamarck, 1811
Voluta lutosa Dillwyn, 1817
Mitra granulata Blainville, 1824
Mitra monilifera auct. non C. B. Adams, 1850
Mitra brasiliensis Oliveira, Almeida, Vieira & Oliveira, 1969


Voluta nodulosa Gmelin, 1791, p. 3453, [Gualtieri, pl. 52, fig. F-G; Martini 4, pl. 149, fig. 1385]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 35°N to 13°S; 97.28°W to 33.8°W
Depth: 0 to 55 m (live 0.3 to 44 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 50 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys, Dry Tortugas; USA: Flower Garden Banks, Texas; Mexico: Veracruz, Campeche State, Cayo Arcas, Campeche, Yucatan State, Campeche Bank, Quintana Roo; Colombia: Offshore islands; Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela: Sucre, Isla Margarita; Bermuda, Cuba: Pinar del Rio, North Matanzas, Santiago de Cuba; Jamaica, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; Brazil: Amapa, Ceara, Atol das Rocas, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraiba, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Bahia
References: Parker & Curray (1956) L; Moore (1958b) W; Rice & Kornicker (1965) D; Waller (1973) {D}; Rios (1975) D; Díaz et al. (1990) {L}; Fernández Milera (1998); Macsotay & Campos (2001); Robin & Martin (2004) M
Combining Genera:  Mitraria Nebularia Scabricola

Mitra brasiliensis Oliveira, Almeida, Vieira & Oliveira, 1969, p. 3-7, figs. 1-3
Type Locality: Salvador, Bahia, Brasil, 12°55'34"S, 38°32'12"W
Range: 12.93°S to 12.93°S; 38.54°W
Maximum Reported Size: 35 mm
Distribution: Brazil: Bahia
References: Oliveira, Almeida, Vieira & Oliveira (1969) NSEWM; Robin & Martin (2004) s

Mitra granulata Blainville, 1824, 
References: Cernohorsky (1970) s
Comments: Erroneously attributed to Defrance in Blainville by Cernohorsky; Defrance wrote only the part on fossil miters.

Mitra granulosa Lamarck, 1811e, p. 201-202, [Encyc. Meth. pl. 370, fig. 6]
Type Locality: Grandes Indes [in error]
Range: 25°N ; 81°W
Maximum Reported Size: 50 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: Florida Keys
References: Lamarck (1811e) M; Calkins (1878) NSEW

Voluta lutosa Dillwyn, 1817, p. 544, not figured
[Not available]
Attributed to: Solander MS
Type Locality: Not stated
References: Cernohorsky (1976) s
Comments: Name introduced in synonymy of Voluta nodulosa.

Mitra lutuosa sic, 
[Not available]
References: Robin & Martin (2004) s
Comments: Misspelling of lutosa by Robin & Martin (2004).

Mitra monilifera auct. non C. B. Adams, 1850, 
[Not available]
Range: 18°N
Comments: Misidentification by Clench & Turner (1950).

Voluta pustula Lightfoot, 1786, p. 177, not figured
[Not available]
Attributed to: Solander MS
Type Locality: West Indies

Partial List of References

Dillwyn, L. W. 1817. A descriptive catalogue of recent shells A Descriptive Catalogue of Recent Shells 1-2 xii + 1-580; [iv] + 581-1121. John and Arthur Arch: Cornhill.
Gmelin, J. F. 1791. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae. Editio decima tertia Systema Naturae, 13th ed., vol. 1(6) 3021-3910. Lipsiae.
Lamarck, [J. B.] 1811. Suite de la détermination des espèces de Mollusques Testacés. Mitre. (Mitra.) Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 17 195-222.
Oliveira, M. P. de, E. L. d. Almeida, I. Vieira, M. H. R. Oliveira. 1969. Uma nova espécie de Mitra Brasileira Mitra brasilienses [sic] nov. sp Comunicaço~es Malacológicas 4 8 pp.
[Lightfoot, J.] 1786. Catalogue of the Portland Museum  viii + 3-194, frontispiece.

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