Melania pecchiolii Hoernes , 1856

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 211

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Melania pecchiolii Hoernes , 1856


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melania pecchiolii Hoernes, 1856 

Original source.

Hörnes 1851-1856: 604, pl. 49, fig. 24.

Type horizon.

Badenian, middle Miocene.

Type locality.

"Forchtenau in Ungarn" [Forchtenstein, Burgenland], Austria.


Considered to belong in the genus Amphimelania  by Wenz (1929: 2877). Note that Wenz gave the name as “pecchioli”, which is an incorrect subsequent spelling.