Melanopsis subcostata d'Orbigny , 1850

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 267-268

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Melanopsis subcostata d'Orbigny , 1850


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis subcostata d'Orbigny, 1850 

Original source.

d’Orbigny 1850: 301.

Type horizon.

Sparnacian, early Ypresian, Eocene.

Type locality.

d’Orbigny (1850) gave "Antheuil (Oise), Soissons", Pacaud (2007) only “Antheuil”. Deshayes (1825), however, which the new name was based on, had only mentioned material from Soissons (along with occurrences of Melania costata  mentioned in other works), France.


Introduced for Melania costata  sensu Deshayes, 1825, non Olivier, 1804.