Melanopsis glandicula Sandberger, 1872

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 132

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Melanopsis glandicula Sandberger, 1872


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis glandicula Sandberger, 1872 

Original source.

Sandberger 1870 - 1875: pl. 26, figs 3-3b.

Type horizon.

Mammal zone MN 5, early–middle Miocene.

Type locality.

"Pontlevoy bei Blois" [Pontlevoy near Blois], France.


Plate 26 of Sandberger’s monograph was issued in 1872, while the description on p. 520 appeared in 1875 ( Woodward 1906).