Melanopsis multiformis Blanckenhorn, 1897,

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 188

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Melanopsis multiformis Blanckenhorn, 1897


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis multiformis Blanckenhorn, 1897 

Original source.

Blanckenhorn 1897: 116, pl. 9, figs 14-17.

Type horizon.


Type locality.

"In der ersten Thonbank des linken Orontesufers bei Dschisr esch-Schurr" [in the first clay bank at the left riverside of the Orontes near Jisr Ash-Shughur], Syria.


Introduced as "n. mut." (see also discussion on p. 117) but clearly as a binomen and hence not infrasubspecific in the sense of ICZN Art. 45.6.