Melanopsis lanzae costata Olujic , 1999

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 84

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Melanopsis lanzae costata Olujic , 1999


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

† Melanopsis lanzae costata Olujic, 1999  [invalid]

Original source.

Olujić 1999: 21, 49, pl. 2, figs 19-24, pl. 3, figs 26-28.

Type horizon.

Langhian, middle Miocene.

Type locality.

It is unclear from the original work in which of the studied localities/sections along the valleys of the Sutina, Batarelov and Vojskava rivers (4 km W of Sinj) the taxon occurred and in which not, Croatia.


Junior secondary homonym of Melanopsis costata  (Olivier, 1804). Neubauer et al. (2011) considered it as a junior synonym of Melanopsis lanzaeana  .