Melanella Swainson, 1840

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 10

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:65EFA276-7345-4AC6-9B78-DBE7E98D6103

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/2CAA0097-ED92-CA7A-BBB8-7D52DAF4627D

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scientific name

Melanella Swainson, 1840
status

[invalid]

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanella Swainson, 1840  [invalid]

Original source.

Swainson 1840: 199, 341.

Original classification.

Subgenus of Melania  .

Remarks.

No originally included species. Junior homonym of Melanella  Bowdich, 1822. Fischer (1885: 701) introduced Amphimelania  as replacement name, which is invalid, too, because it is a junior objective synonym of Holandriana  , with the same type species.