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Family: Mitridae miter shells (See list of species below)

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222 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Cancilla abyssicola
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Cancilla acuminata
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Cancilla armonica
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Cancilla baeri
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Cancilla duplilirata
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Cancilla filaris
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Cancilla fulgetrum
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Cancilla gloriola
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Cancilla herklotsiana
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Cancilla isabella
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Cancilla morchii
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Cancilla nadayaoi
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Cancilla poppei
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Cancilla praestantissima
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Cancilla rikae
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Cancilla rubiginosa
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Cancilla suturata
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Dibaphimitra florida
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Domiporta granatina
[flecked miter]
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Imbricaria conovula
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Imbricaria conularis
[cone mitre]
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Imbricaria conus
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Imbricaria olivaeformis
[olive-shaped mitre]
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Imbricaria punctata
[bonelike mitre]
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Imbricaria vanikoroensis
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Mitra abbatis
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Mitra acuminata
[acuminate mitre]
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Mitra aglais
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Mitra amaura
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Mitra antillensis
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Mitra aurantia
[orange mitre]
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Mitra auriculoides
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Mitra aurora
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Mitra avenacea
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Mitra barbadensis
[Barbados miter]
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Mitra barbieri
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Mitra bellula
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Mitra bernhardina
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Mitra bovei
[bove's mitre]
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Mitra carbonaria
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Mitra cardinalis
[cardinal mitre]
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Mitra chalybeia
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Mitra christinae
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Mitra chrysalis
[chrysalis mitre]


Mitra chrysostoma
[gold-mouth mitre]
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Mitra cingulata
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Mitra coarctata
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Mitra coffea
[coffee mitre]
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Mitra colombelliformis
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Mitra contracta
[contracted mitre]
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Mitra cornea
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Mitra cornicula
[little trumpet mitre]


Mitra coronata
[crowned mitre]
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Mitra cucumerina
[kettle mitre]
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Mitra cuyosae
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Mitra damasomonteiroi
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Mitra decurtata
[shortened mitre]
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Mitra deynzeri
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Mitra doliolum
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Mitra dondani
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Mitra eremitarum
[Adusta miter]
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Mitra espinosai
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Mitra fastigium
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Mitra ferruginea
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Mitra flavocingulata
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Mitra fraga
[strawberry mitre]


Mitra fulvescens
[tawny mitre]
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Mitra glaphyria
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Mitra gracilefragum
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Mitra granata
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Mitra hilli
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Mitra idae
[half-pitted miter]


Mitra imperialis
[imperial Mitra]
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Mitra incarnata
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Mitra incompta
[tessellate mitre]
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Mitra isabella
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Mitra larranagai
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Mitra lenhilli
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Mitra leonardi
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Mitra lienardi
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Mitra litterata
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Mitra luctuosa
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Mitra lugubris
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Mitra maesta
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Mitra magnifica
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Mitra marrowi
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Mitra mitra
[episcopal miter]
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Mitra multiplicata
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Mitra nigra
[brown miter]


Mitra nodulosa
[beaded miter]
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Mitra nubila
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Mitra oliverai
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Mitra pallida
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Mitra papalis
[papal mitre]
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Mitra patriarchale
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Mitra paupercula
[poor mitre]
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Mitra pecularis
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Mitra peculiaris
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Mitra pediculus
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Mitra pele
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Mitra pelliserpentis
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Mitra picta
[brown mitre]
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Mitra pudica
[modest mitre]


Mitra puncticulata
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Mitra pyramis
[pyramis mitre]
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Mitra reticulata
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Mitra retusa
[blunted mitre]


Mitra rosacea
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Mitra rotundilirata
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Mitra rubiginea
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Mitra rubritincta
[red-painted mitre]
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Mitra ruepellii
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Mitra saltata
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Mitra salva
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Mitra sarinoae
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Mitra sarmientoi
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Mitra scutulata
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Mitra semiferruginea
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Mitra sigillata
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Mitra stictica
[pontifical miter]
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Mitra straminea
[Gulf Stream miter]
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Mitra tabanula
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Mitra tagaroae
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Mitra terryni
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Mitra testacea
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Mitra tuberosa
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Mitra turgida
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Mitra typha
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Mitra ustulata
[scorched mitre]


Mitra vexillum
[vexillate mitre]
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Mitra zonata
[zoned miter]
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Mutyca kamehameha
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Mutyca petrosa
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Nebularia ambigua
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Nebularia aurora
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Nebularia rutila
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Nebularia vultuosa
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Neocancilla carnicolor
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Neocancilla circula
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Neocancilla clathra
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Neocancilla clathrus
[Clathrus Mitre]
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Neocancilla condei
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Neocancilla coriacea
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Neocancilla lavoisieri
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Neocancilla papilio
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Neocancilla papuiio
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Neocancilla pretiosa
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Neocancilla splendidula
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Neocancilla takiisaoi
[isao taki mitre]
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Neocancilla vicdani
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Pterygia arctata
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Pterygia crenulata
[crenulate mitre]
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Pterygia dactylus
[finger mitre]
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Pterygia deburghiae
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Pterygia edentula
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Pterygia fenestrata
[fenestrate mitre]
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Pterygia glans
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Pterygia japonica
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Pterygia nucea
[nut mitre]
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Pterygia scabricula
[rough mitre]
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Pterygia sinensis
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Pterygia undulosa
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Scabricola caerulea
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Scabricola casta
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Scabricola desetangsii
[Desetang's mitre]
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Scabricola eximia
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Scabricola fusca
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Scabricola hayashii
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Scabricola lorenzi
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Scabricola lugubris
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Scabricola martini
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Scabricola melvilli
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Scabricola petiti
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Scabricola potensis
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Scabricola variegata
[variegated Mitre]
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Scabricola yaekoae
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Strigatella crassicostata
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Strigatella nana
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Strigatella paupercula
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Strigatella pica
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Strigatella rapanuiensis
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Strigatella telescopium
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Strigatella ticaonica
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Strigatella zebra
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Subcancilla annulata
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Subcancilla candida
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Subcancilla circula
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Subcancilla interlirata
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Subcancilla leonardhilli
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Subcancilla rhadina
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Subcancilla rufescens
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Subcancilla shikamai
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Subcancilla verrusosa
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Subcancilla yagurai
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Swainsonia albina
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Swainsonia cloveri
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Swainsonia fissurata
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Swainsonia incisa
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Swainsonia limata
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Swainsonia millepunctata
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Swainsonia newcombii
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Swainsonia ocellata
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Tiarella deprofundis
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Tiarella gorii
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Tiarella papalis
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Ziba amoena
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Ziba bacillum
[Philippine mitre]
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Ziba cernohorskyi
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Ziba cloveri
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Ziba dianneae
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Ziba flammea
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Ziba flammigera
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Ziba hrdlickai
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Ziba insculpta
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Ziba interlirata
[interlyrate miter]
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Ziba kermadecensis
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Ziba padangensis
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Ziba polycincta
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Ziba rehderi
[rehder's mitre]
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Ziba rufilirata
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Ziba salisburyi
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Ziba verrucosa
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222 Species of Family Mitridae
(miter shells)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Cancilla abyssicola Western Central Pacific
Cancilla acuminata Western Central Pacific
Cancilla armonica Western Central Pacific
Cancilla baeri Western Central Pacific
Cancilla duplilirata Western Central Pacific
Cancilla filaris Western Central Pacific
Cancilla fulgetrum Western Central Pacific.
Cancilla gloriola Western Central Pacific
Cancilla herklotsiana Western Central Pacific
Cancilla isabella Western Central Pacific
Cancilla morchii Western Central Pacific
Cancilla nadayaoi Western Central Pacific
Cancilla poppei Western Central Pacific
Cancilla praestantissima Western Central Pacific
Cancilla rikae Western Central Pacific
Cancilla rubiginosa Western Central Pacific
Cancilla suturata Western Central Pacific
Dibaphimitra florida Western Central Atlantic. 7.4 DL
Domiporta granatina flecked miter Indo-West Pacific
Imbricaria conovula Western Central Pacific
Imbricaria conularis cone mitre Central Pacific.
Imbricaria conus Western Central Pacific
Imbricaria olivaeformis olive-shaped mitre Central Pacific.
Imbricaria punctata bonelike mitre Indo-Pacific.
Imbricaria vanikoroensis Western Central Pacific
Mitra abbatis Western Central Pacific
Mitra acuminata acuminate mitre Central Pacific.
Mitra aglais Western Central Pacific
Mitra amaura Western Central Pacific
Mitra antillensis Western Atlantic. 10.6 DL
Mitra aurantia orange mitre Pacific Ocean.
Mitra auriculoides Central Pacific.
Mitra aurora Western Central Pacific
Mitra avenacea Central Pacific.
Mitra barbadensis Barbados miter Atlantic Ocean. 4.5 DL
Mitra barbieri Western Central Pacific
Mitra bellula Western Central Pacific
Mitra bernhardina Western Central Pacific
Mitra bovei bove's mitre Western Indian Ocean
Mitra carbonaria Southwest Pacific
Mitra cardinalis cardinal mitre Central Pacific.
Mitra chalybeia Eastern Indian Ocean
Mitra christinae Western Central Pacific
Mitra chrysalis chrysalis mitre Western Central Pacific
Mitra chrysostoma gold-mouth mitre Central Pacific.
Mitra cingulata Western Central Pacific
Mitra coarctata Central Pacific.
Mitra coffea coffee mitre Central Pacific.
Mitra colombelliformis Central Pacific
Mitra contracta contracted mitre Indo-Pacific.
Mitra cornea Mediterranean Sea.
Mitra cornicula little trumpet mitre Mediterranean Sea.
Mitra coronata crowned mitre Pacific Ocean.
Mitra cucumerina kettle mitre Central Pacific.
Mitra cuyosae Western Central Pacific
Mitra damasomonteiroi Western Atlantic. 2.435 DL
Mitra decurtata shortened mitre Central Pacific.
Mitra deynzeri Western Central Pacific
Mitra doliolum Western Central Pacific
Mitra dondani Western Central Pacific
Mitra eremitarum Adusta miter Indo-West Pacific 8 SHL
Mitra espinosai Western Atlantic. 1.2 DL
Mitra fastigium Pacific Ocean.
Mitra ferruginea Central Pacific.
Mitra flavocingulata Southeast Pacific
Mitra fraga strawberry mitre Central Pacific.
Mitra fulvescens tawny mitre Central Pacific.
Mitra glaphyria Western Central Pacific
Mitra gracilefragum Western Central Pacific
Mitra granata Western Central Pacific
Mitra hilli Western Central Pacific
Mitra idae half-pitted miter Eastern Pacific 7.5 SHL
Mitra imperialis imperial Mitra Western Central Pacific.
Mitra incarnata Western Central Pacific
Mitra incompta tessellate mitre Central Pacific
Mitra isabella Western Pacific
Mitra larranagai Western Atlantic. 5 DL
Mitra lenhilli Western Atlantic. 2.6 DL
Mitra leonardi Western Atlantic. 2.2 DL
Mitra lienardi Central Pacific
Mitra litterata Indo-West Pacific.
Mitra luctuosa Indo-Pacific.
Mitra lugubris Western Central Pacific.
Mitra maesta Western Central Pacific
Mitra magnifica Western Central Pacific
Mitra marrowi Western Central Pacific
Mitra mitra episcopal miter Indo-Pacific. 18 SHL
Mitra multiplicata Western Central Pacific
Mitra nigra brown miter Eastern Atlantic, Indo-We
Mitra nodulosa beaded miter Western Atlantic. 5 DL
Mitra nubila Western Central Pacific
Mitra oliverai Western Central Pacific
Mitra pallida Western Central Atlantic. 3.9 DL
Mitra papalis papal mitre Western Central Pacific
Mitra patriarchale Western Central Pacific
Mitra paupercula poor mitre Central Pacific.
Mitra pecularis Western Central Pacific
Mitra peculiaris Western Central Pacific
Mitra pediculus Western Central Pacific
Mitra pele Central Pacific
Mitra pelliserpentis Western Central Pacific
Mitra picta brown mitre Northwest Pacific
Mitra pudica modest mitre Central Pacific.
Mitra puncticulata Western Central Pacific
Mitra pyramis pyramis mitre Western Central Pacific
Mitra reticulata Western Central Pacific
Mitra retusa blunted mitre Western Central Pacific.
Mitra rosacea Western Central Pacific
Mitra rotundilirata Western Central Pacific
Mitra rubiginea Western Central Pacific
Mitra rubritincta red-painted mitre Central Pacific.
Mitra ruepellii Western Central Pacific
Mitra saltata Western Central Pacific
Mitra salva Western Central Pacific
Mitra sarinoae Western Central Pacific
Mitra sarmientoi Western Central Pacific
Mitra scutulata Pacific Ocean.
Mitra semiferruginea Western Atlantic 3.3 DL
Mitra sigillata Western Central Pacific
Mitra stictica pontifical miter Indo-Pacific. 8 SHL
Mitra straminea Gulf Stream miter Western Atlantic. 3.1 DL
Mitra tabanula Western Central Pacific
Mitra tagaroae Western Central Pacific
Mitra terryni Western Central Pacific
Mitra testacea Eastern Central Pacific
Mitra tuberosa Western Central Pacific
Mitra turgida Central Pacific.
Mitra typha Western Pacific.
Mitra ustulata scorched mitre Central Pacific.
Mitra vexillum vexillate mitre Western Central Pacific
Mitra zonata zoned miter Mediterranean Sea.
Mutyca kamehameha Western Central Pacific
Mutyca petrosa Western Central Pacific
Nebularia ambigua Western Central Pacific
Nebularia aurora Western Central Pacific
Nebularia rutila Western Central Pacific
Nebularia vultuosa Western Central Pacific
Neocancilla carnicolor Western Central Pacific
Neocancilla circula Western Indian Ocean
Neocancilla clathra Western Central Pacific
Neocancilla clathrus Clathrus Mitre Central Pacific.
Neocancilla condei Western Central Pacific
Neocancilla coriacea Western Central Pacific
Neocancilla lavoisieri Western Central Pacific
Neocancilla papilio Central Pacific.
Neocancilla papuiio Western Central Pacific
Neocancilla pretiosa Western Indian Ocean
Neocancilla splendidula Western Central Pacific
Neocancilla takiisaoi isao taki mitre Pacific Ocean.
Neocancilla vicdani Western Central Pacific
Pterygia arctata Western Central Pacific
Pterygia crenulata crenulate mitre Central Pacific.
Pterygia dactylus finger mitre Western Central Pacific
Pterygia deburghiae Western Central Pacific
Pterygia edentula Western Central Pacific
Pterygia fenestrata fenestrate mitre Western Central Pacific.
Pterygia glans Western Central Pacific
Pterygia japonica Western Central Pacific
Pterygia nucea nut mitre Central Pacific.
Pterygia scabricula rough mitre Central Pacific.
Pterygia sinensis Western Central Pacific
Pterygia undulosa Western Central Pacific
Scabricola caerulea Western Central Pacific
Scabricola casta Western Central Pacific
Scabricola desetangsii Desetang's mitre Indo-West Pacific
Scabricola eximia Western Central Pacific
Scabricola fusca Western Central Pacific
Scabricola hayashii Western Central Pacific
Scabricola lorenzi Western Central Pacific
Scabricola lugubris Western Central Pacific
Scabricola martini Western Central Pacific
Scabricola melvilli Western Central Pacific
Scabricola petiti Western Central Pacific
Scabricola potensis Western Central Pacific
Scabricola variegata variegated Mitre Western Central Pacific
Scabricola yaekoae Western Central Pacific
Strigatella crassicostata Western Central Pacific
Strigatella nana Western Central Pacific
Strigatella paupercula Western Central Pacific
Strigatella pica Western Central Pacific
Strigatella rapanuiensis Southeast Pacific
Strigatella telescopium Western Central Pacific
Strigatella ticaonica Western Central Pacific
Strigatella zebra Western Central Pacific
Subcancilla annulata Western Central Pacific
Subcancilla candida Western Atlantic. 3 DL
Subcancilla circula Western Central Pacific
Subcancilla interlirata Western Central Pacific
Subcancilla leonardhilli Western Atlantic. 1.8 DL
Subcancilla rhadina Western Atlantic. 2.9 DL
Subcancilla rufescens Western Central Pacific
Subcancilla shikamai Western Central Pacific
Subcancilla verrusosa Western Central Pacific
Subcancilla yagurai Western Central Pacific
Swainsonia albina Western Central Pacific
Swainsonia cloveri Western Central Pacific
Swainsonia fissurata Western Central Pacific
Swainsonia incisa Western Central Pacific
Swainsonia limata Western Central Pacific
Swainsonia millepunctata Western Central Pacific
Swainsonia newcombii Western Central Pacific
Swainsonia ocellata Western Central Pacific
Tiarella deprofundis Western Central Pacific
Tiarella gorii Western Central Pacific
Tiarella papalis Western Central Pacific
Ziba amoena Western Central Pacific
Ziba bacillum Philippine mitre Western Central Pacific
Ziba cernohorskyi Pacific Ocean.
Ziba cloveri Western Central Pacific 2.5 SHL
Ziba dianneae Western Central Pacific
Ziba flammea Western Central Pacific
Ziba flammigera Western Central Pacific
Ziba hrdlickai Western Central Pacific
Ziba insculpta Western Central Pacific
Ziba interlirata interlyrate miter Central Pacific
Ziba kermadecensis Southwest Pacific
Ziba padangensis Western Central Pacific
Ziba polycincta Western Central Pacific
Ziba rehderi rehder's mitre Western Central Pacific
Ziba rufilirata Western Central Pacific
Ziba salisburyi Western Central Pacific
Ziba verrucosa Western Central Pacific



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