Melanopsis geniculata f. enodata Brusina, 1897

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 113

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

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scientific name

Melanopsis geniculata f. enodata Brusina, 1897
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis geniculata f. enodata Brusina, 1897 

Original source.

Brusina 1897: 11.

Type horizon.

Early Langhian, middle Miocene.

Type locality.

"Sinj ( Župića potok)", Croatia.

Types.

The syntypes are stored in the Croatian Natural History Museum, Zagreb; no number indicated (Milan et al. 1974: 91).

Remarks.

Wenz (1929: 2734) considered the taxon as a junior synonym of Melanopsis geniculata  Brusina, 1874, while Neubauer et al. (2016b: 23) treated it as a distinct species. The name “enodota” as mentioned in Wenz (1929: 2734) is an incorrect subsequent spelling.