Melanopsis capulus Handmann, 1882

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 67

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.602.8136

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:65EFA276-7345-4AC6-9B78-DBE7E98D6103

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1F67BEA9-4E9F-B0AA-8B66-80F5C5707D97

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scientific name

Melanopsis capulus Handmann, 1882
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis capulus Handmann, 1882 

Original source.

Handmann 1882: 554.

Type horizon.

Pannonian, zone D, late Miocene.

Type locality.

"Kottingbrunn [...] Ziegelei a", Austria.

Remarks.

The species epithet is a noun in apposition and needs not to agree in gender with the generic name (Art. 31.2.1). Wenz (1929: 2718) considered this taxon as a junior synonym of Melanopsis fossilis  (Gmelin, 1791).