Melanopsis polyptycha Neumayr, 1880

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 219-220

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Melanopsis polyptycha Neumayr, 1880


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis polyptycha Neumayr, 1880 

Original source.

Neumayr 1880b: 294, pl. 1, fig. 26.

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Type locality.

"Zwischen Pylle und Antimachia" [between Pýli and Antimácheia, Kos Island], Greece.


The name “polyptychia” as mentioned in Wenz (1929: 2806) is an incorrect subsequent spelling.