Melanopsis blanckenhorni Schuett , 1988

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 55

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/21841374-C03D-AC79-F937-D0F010DF479C

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scientific name

Melanopsis blanckenhorni Schuett , 1988
status

[invalid]

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis blanckenhorni Schuett, 1988  [invalid]

Original source.

Schütt 1988a: 137, pl. 3, figs 18-20.

Type horizon.

Plio-Pleistocene.

Type locality.

“Höhere Lage am westlichen Orontes-Ufer 12 km S Ǧisr aš-Šugur” [western riverside of the Orontes, 12 km south of Jisr Ash-Shughur], Syria.

Types.

Senckenberg Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Frankfurt, coll. no. SMF 307206.

Remarks.

Junior homonym of Melanopsis blanckenhorni  Wenz, 1929. Heller and Sivan (2001: 131) considered the species as junior synonym of Melanopsis costata  (Olivier, 1804).