Melanopsis lampra Bourguignat, 1884

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 148

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Melanopsis lampra Bourguignat, 1884


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis lampra Bourguignat, 1884 

Original source.

Bourguignat 1884: 132.

Type locality.

"Belus, près de Saint-Jean-d’Acre, en Syrie" [in the Na’aman river, near Acre], Israel.


Heller et al. (2002: 596) considered the species as a junior synonym of Melanopsis costata  (Olivier, 1804). Heller et al. (2005: 244) in turn treated it as an accepted name.