Melanopsis eulimopsis Brusina, 1902

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 116

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Melanopsis eulimopsis Brusina, 1902


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis eulimopsis Brusina, 1902 

Original source.

Brusina 1902: pl. 5, figs 42-44.

Type horizon.

Middle Pannonian, late Miocene.

Type locality.

“Kúp”, Hungary.


The illustrated syntypes are stored in the Croatian Natural History Museum, Zagreb, coll. no. 2494-140/1-3 (Milan et al. 1974: 90).


Considered a junior synonym of Melanopsis pygmaea mucronata  Handmann, 1887 by Papp (1953b: 150).