Melanopsis gibbosula Grateloup, 1838

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 131

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/727654E0-D587-8ED5-5612-DF9D9400670C

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scientific name

Melanopsis gibbosula Grateloup, 1838
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis gibbosula Grateloup, 1838 

Original source.

Grateloup 1838: 141, pl. 4, fig. 50.

Type horizon.

Chattian–Burdigalian (?), late Oligocene–early Miocene.

Type locality.

"Dax. [...] d’Abesse et de Quillac à Saint-Paul" [Dax; Abesse and Quillac at Saint-Paul-lès-Dax], France.

Remarks.

Wenz (1929: 2774) considered the taxon as a junior synonym of " Melanopsis major  Férussac, 1823", which is not an available name.