Melania afra Rossmaessler , 1839

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 31

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Melania afra Rossmaessler , 1839


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melania afra Rossmaessler, 1839 

Original source.

Rossmässler 1838 - 1844: 38, pl. 50, fig. 665.

Type locality.

"Aus der Ringelsza bei Laibach" [Ringelsza (?) brook near Ljubljana], Slovenia.


Introduced in synonymy of Melania holandri laevigata  . It was made available at least by Brusina (1867) who treated it as a valid name (see Note 2).