Melanopsis princeps Lea, 1837

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 223

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:65EFA276-7345-4AC6-9B78-DBE7E98D6103

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7B2FD321-B155-B84C-CC1E-032FCED724B9

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scientific name

Melanopsis princeps Lea, 1837
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis princeps Lea, 1837 

Original source.

Lea 1837: 82, pl. 19, fig. 74.

Type locality.

"Cape of Good Hope", South Africa.

Remarks.

Type species of Faunopsis  Gill, 1863. It was considered as a junior synonym of Faunus ater  (Linnaeus, 1758), the type species of the genus Faunus  Montfort, 1810 ( Pachychilidae  ), by Starmühlner (1974: 132).