Melanopsis sphaeroidaea Bourguignat, 1884

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 258

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Melanopsis sphaeroidaea Bourguignat, 1884


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis sphaeroidaea Bourguignat, 1884 

Original source.

Bourguignat 1884: 78.

Type locality.

"Dans l’Oronte (Syrie)" [in the Orontes river], Syria?


Spelt as “sphoeroidoea” on p. 78 but as " sphaeroidaea  " on p. 73. From the description it is clear that the name must be " sphaeroidaea  " (see Art. 33.2.1).