Melanopsis hoernesi Sandberger, 1872

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:65EFA276-7345-4AC6-9B78-DBE7E98D6103

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/5D3AEA8E-FCB8-04F8-2878-415279C0F065

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scientific name

Melanopsis hoernesi Sandberger, 1872
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis hoernesi Sandberger, 1872 

Original source.

Sandberger 1870 - 1875: pl. 25, figs 32-32a.

Type horizon.

Burdigalian, early Miocene.

Type locality.

"St. Paul, Mandillot (Landes)", France.

Remarks.

Plate 25 of Sandberger’s monograph was issued in 1872, while the description on p. 512 appeared in 1875 ( Woodward 1906). Introduced for Melanopsis buccinoides  [sic] sensu Grateloup, 1840, non Olivier, 1801, for which d’Orbigny (1852) had already introduced Melanopsis subbuccinoides  as replacement name. Hence, Melanopsis hoernesi  is a junior objective synonym of Melanopsis subbuccinoides  . Sandberger attributed the authority to Mayer, apparently based on an "in schedis" determination.