Melanopsis matheroni Mayer, 1871

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 170

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Melanopsis matheroni Mayer, 1871


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis matheroni Mayer, 1871 

Original source.

Mayer 1871: 201.

Type horizon.

Messinian, late Miocene.

Type locality.

“Narzole?” (p. 189; apparently the locality was uncertain), Italy.


Wenz (1929: 2783) considered this taxon as a junior synonym of Melanopsis narzolina  d’Archiac in Viquesnel, 1846.