Melanopsis parkinsoni Deshayes, 1825

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 208-209

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Melanopsis parkinsoni Deshayes, 1825


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis parkinsoni Deshayes, 1825 

Original source.

Deshayes 1824 - 1837: 123, pl. 17, figs 3-4.

Type horizon.

Cuisian, late Ypresian, Eocene.

Type locality.

“Cuise-la-Mothe” [Cuise-la-Motte], France.


Wenz (1929: 2566) considered the species as a junior synonym of Coptostylus albidus  (Lamarck, 1822) ( Thiaridae  ).