Melanopsis blanchardi Brusina, 1892

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 54

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Melanopsis blanchardi Brusina, 1892


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis blanchardi Brusina, 1892 

Original source.

Brusina 1892: 143.

Type horizon.

Middle Pannonian, late Miocene.

Type locality.

“Markuševec”, Croatia.


Milan et al. (1974: 100) indicated a holotype, but it is uncertain whether the specimen actually derives from the original type series and whether it was the only specimen Brusina had at hand. The specimen is stored in the Croatian Natural History Museum, Zagreb, coll. no. 2539-185.