Melanopsis cvijici Brusina, 1902

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 92

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Melanopsis cvijici Brusina, 1902


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis cvijici Brusina, 1902 

Original source.

Brusina 1902: pl. 29, figs 19-22.

Type horizon.

Langhian, middle Miocene.

Type locality.

“Vatelj” [Fatelj hill], Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Milan et al. (1974: 89) stated that only one of the specimens illustrated by Brusina (1902: pl. 29, figs 19-20) has been preserved, which they designated as lectotype. The specimen is stored in the Croatian Natural History Museum, Zagreb, coll. no. 2900-546/1.