Melanopsis jebusitica Bourguignat, 1884

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 139

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Melanopsis jebusitica Bourguignat, 1884


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis jebusitica Bourguignat, 1884 

Original source.

Bourguignat 1884: 126.

Type locality.

"Dans quelques sources de la plaine de Jéricho (Syrie)" [in a few springs in the plains of Jericho], Palestine.


Bourguignat denoted the authority as "Letourneux, 1882", but there is no evidence that the description really derived from that author.