Melania costata Olivier, 1804

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 84

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Melania costata Olivier, 1804


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melania costata Olivier, 1804 

Original source.

Olivier 1804: 294 (footnote), pl. 31, fig. 3.

Type locality.

"De Orontes [Gesser-Chourl]" [in the Orontes river, at Jisr Ash-Shughur], Syria.


Type species of the genus Melanopsis  Férussac in Férussac & Férussac, 1807.