Melanopsis proteus Tournouer , 1875

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 224

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/6CD2FBA2-1173-5100-189D-889B57201526

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scientific name

Melanopsis proteus Tournouer , 1875
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis proteus Tournouer, 1875 

Original source.

Tournouër 1875: 77.

Type horizon.

Tafi Formation, early Pleistocene.

Type locality.

"Prope vicum Antimaki" [near the village Antimácheia, Kos Island], Greece.

Remarks.

The species epithet is a noun in apposition (named after the Greek God Proteus) and needs not to agree in gender with the generic name (Art. 31.2.1).