Melanopsis garumnica Munier-Chalmas, 1884

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 129

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Melanopsis garumnica Munier-Chalmas, 1884


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis garumnica Munier-Chalmas, 1884 

Original source.

Munier-Chalmas 1884: 330, pl. 7, figs 21-22.

Type horizon.

Maastrichtian, Cretaceous.

Type locality.

“D’Auzas”, France.


Munier-Chalmas (1884) indicated the authority with "Mun. Ch., 1870", which is probably due to the fact that issues 1-3 of vol. 1 of Annales de Malacologie, in which the original publication appeared, were published in 1870 (issue 4, however, in 1884).