Melanopsis gradata Rolle, 1858

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 gradata Rolle, 1858


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis gradata Rolle, 1858 

Original source.

Rolle 1858: 28, pl. 2, fig. 13.

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Type locality.

"Herrmanns-Stollen im Lubellina-Graben, Gemeinde Ober-Skallis, nordöstlich von Schönstein” [Hermanns adit in the Lubellina ditch in Škale, northeast of Šoštanj], Slovenia.


After Wenz (1929: 2505) this species belongs in the genus Pyrgulifera  Meek, 1877 ( Pleuroceridae  ), but Yen (1958: 194) doubted this classification.