Melanopsis rudis Brusina, 1902

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 238

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Melanopsis rudis Brusina, 1902


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis rudis Brusina, 1902 

Original source.

Brusina 1902: pl. 5, figs 51-54.

Type horizon.

Early–middle Pannonian, late Miocene.

Type locality.

“Jazvine” [Jazvina], Croatia.


The syntypes are stored in the Croatian Natural History Museum, Zagreb; no number indicated (Milan et al. 1974: 96).


Wenz (1929: 2824) considered the taxon as a junior synonym of Melanopsis senatoria  Handmann, 1887.