Melanopsis chobauti Nicolas, 1898

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 74

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Melanopsis chobauti Nicolas, 1898


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis chobauti Nicolas, 1898 

Original source.

Nicolas 1898: 530.

Type locality.

"Aux environs de Biskra, à Ain-Oumach [...] dans une source d’eau chaude" [around Biskra, at Ain Oumache; in a hot spring], Algeria.


Pallary (1912: 14) considered the taxon as a junior synonym of Melanopsis saharica  Bourguignat, 1864.