Melanopsis choctavensis Aldrich, 1886

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 74

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

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scientific name

Melanopsis choctavensis Aldrich, 1886
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis choctavensis Aldrich, 1886 

Original source.

Aldrich 1886: 35, pl. 3, fig. 8.

Type horizon.

Early Eocene.

Type locality.

"Hatchetigbee, Butler, Choctaw County, Alabama", United States.

Types.

Palmer and Brann (1966: 546) stated the the figured syntype was missing. A remaining syntype is stored in the collection of the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, coll. no. 638787.

Remarks.

Classified within the marine genus Bulliopsis  Conrad, 1862 ( Nassariidae  ) by Harris (1899: 58) and Allmon (1990: 53).