Melanopsis baconica Oppenheim, 1892

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 46

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Melanopsis baconica Oppenheim, 1892


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis baconica Oppenheim, 1892 

Original source.

Oppenheim 1892: 770, pl. 34, figs 10-10b.

Type horizon.

Late Santonian–early Campanian, late Cretaceous.

Type locality.

“Csingerthal” (locality only given in plate captions) [near Ajka], Hungary.


Bandel and Riedel (1994: 19) considered this taxon as a junior synonym of Melanopsis ajkaensis  Tausch, 1886.