Melanopsis faberi Brusina, 1884

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 118

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Melanopsis faberi Brusina, 1884


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis faberi Brusina, 1884 

Original source.

Brusina 1884a: 167, pl. 29, fig. 1.

Type horizon.

Portaferrian (Pannonian Basin), late Miocene–Pliocene.

Type locality.

“Okrugljak” [near Zagreb], Croatia.


Milan et al. (1974: 90) indicated a holotype, but it is uncertain whether the specimen was the only one Brusina had at hand (holotype by monotypy, Art. 73.1.2). The specimen is stored in the Croatian Natural History Museum, Zagreb, coll. no. 2966-612.