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

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Melanella Swainson, 1840


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanella Swainson, 1840  [invalid]

Original source.

Swainson 1840: 199, 341.

Original classification.

Subgenus of Melania  .


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.