Melanopsis brevis Sowerby, 1826

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 60

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Melanopsis brevis Sowerby, 1826


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis brevis Sowerby, 1826 

Original source.

Sowerby 1826-1829: 42, pl. 523, fig. 2.

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Type locality.

"Upon the Hampshire coast", United Kingdom.


After Cossmann (1909: 153) this species belongs in the genus Coptostylus  Sandberger, 1872 ( Thiaridae  ).