Melanopsis heliophila Bourguignat, 1884

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 135

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Melanopsis heliophila Bourguignat, 1884


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis heliophila Bourguignat, 1884 

Original source.

Bourguignat 1884: 161.

Type locality.

"Dans l’oasis d’Aïn-Chair, à l’extrême sud saharien du Maroc" [in the oasis of Ain Chair (= Oued Mellah), at the far southern Sahara in Morocco], Marocco.


Note that Bourguignat denoted the authority as "Bourguignat, 1872".