Melanopsis polita Pallary, 1916

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 219

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

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scientific name

Melanopsis polita Pallary, 1916
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis polita Pallary, 1916 

Original source.

Pallary 1916: 79.

Type horizon.

Sparnacian, early Ypresian, Eocene.

Type locality.

“Pourcy” ( Cossmann 1909: captions of pl. 3), France.

Remarks.

Introduced for Melania buccinoidea  sensu Cossmann, 1909 (p. 171, pl. 3, figs 21-22) and Cossmann, 1910 (in Cossmann and Pissarro 1906 - 1913: pl. 19, fig. 118-1). Wenz (1929: 2662) considered it as a junior synonym of Melanopsis antidiluviana  .