Melanopsis affinis Handmann, 1882

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 30

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

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scientific name

Melanopsis affinis Handmann, 1882
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis affinis Handmann, 1882 

Original source.

Handmann 1882: 558.

Type horizon.

Pannonian, zone D, late Miocene.

Type locality.

"Kottingbrunn [...] Ziegelei a", Austria.

Remarks.

Pallary (1916) considered the species a junior homonym of " Melanopsis affinis  Férussac” and introduced Melanopsis subaffinis  as replacement name. " Melanopsis affinis  Férussac” is, however, not an available name (see below) and Melanopsis subaffinis  is thus a junior objective synonym of Melanopsis affinis  Handmann, 1882. Wenz (1929: 2674, 2681) synonymized both Handmann’s and Pallary’s species with Melanopsis bouei  Férussac, 1823.