Microcolpia longa Gozhik in Gozhik & Datsenko, 2007

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 155

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Microcolpia longa Gozhik in Gozhik & Datsenko, 2007


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Microcolpia longa Gozhik in Gozhik & Datsenko, 2007 

Original source.

Gozhik and Datsenko 2007: 95, pl. 95, figs 1-5, pl. 97, fig. 3.

Type horizon.

Late Pleistocene.

Type locality.

“Aллювия V террасы р. Дунай у с. Нагорное” [Alluvial terrace V of the Danube river near Nagornoye], Ukraine.


Institute of Geological Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, coll. no. 6461.


Originally the gender was indicated as masculine ( “longus”), but Microcolpia  is feminine, which is why the name must be " longa  ".