Melanithes Swainson, 1840

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 10

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.602.8136

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scientific name

Melanithes Swainson, 1840
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanithes Swainson, 1840 

Original source.

Swainson 1840: 202, 341.

Original classification.

Subgenus of Melanopsis  .

Remarks.

Based on some of Férussac’s (1823) fossil (Eocene to Pliocene) Melanopsis  species but no type species was designated.