Melanopsis alepi Bourguignat, 1884

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 33

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Melanopsis alepi Bourguignat, 1884


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis alepi Bourguignat, 1884 

Original source.

Bourguignat 1884: 119.

Type locality.

"Environs d’Alep” [surroundings of Aleppo], Syria.


Heller et al. (2005: 243) tentatively considered the species as a junior synonym of Melanopsis costata  (Olivier, 1804).