Original paper

Mitra (Mitra) lussii, a new species from South Africa (Neogastropoda: Muricoidea: Mitridae)

Turner, Hans; Salisbury, Richard


Mitra (Mitra) lussii n. sp. is described from moderately deep continental shelf slopes off Wild Coast, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, depth 80-110 meters. It is compared to both South African species Mitra brinkae Salisbury & Kilburn 1996 and Cancilla meyeriana Salisbury 1992, and to Mitra marrowi Turner 2001 from the Philippines.


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