Melanopsis fulgurans Gassies, 1858

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 126

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Melanopsis fulgurans Gassies, 1858


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis fulgurans Gassies, 1858 

Original source.

Gassies 1858: 371.

Type locality.

"Des petits cours d’eau à Balade; [...] à l’île des Pins" [in small streams near Balade; L’Île des Pins], New Caledonia.


Brot (1879: 444) considered the taxon as a junior synonym of Melanopsis frustulum  Morelet, 1857.