Melanopsis brownii Etheridge, 1879

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 63

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/35A811F5-9F47-DAA7-C4DC-3EC99A3E0BCE

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scientific name

Melanopsis brownii Etheridge, 1879
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

† ? Melanopsis brownii Etheridge, 1879 

Original source.

Etheridge 1879: 87, pl. 7, fig. 4.

Type horizon.

Pebasian, late Cenozoic.

Type locality.

“Canama”, Peru.

Remarks.

Currently considered to belong in the genus Verena  H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854 ( Thiaridae  ) ( Nuttall 1990: 256). The name “browni” as given by Nuttall (1990) is an incorrect subsequent spelling.