Melanopsis acuminata Guembel , 1861,

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 27

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Melanopsis acuminata Guembel , 1861


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis acuminata Guembel, 1861 

Original source.

Gümbel 1861: 753.

Type horizon.

Chattian, Oligocene.

Type locality.

"In der oberen Leizach, an der Schlierach, im Sulzgraben, bei Pensberg, Rimselrain, im Höllbache, am hohen Peissenberge" [all localities are near Miesbach, southern Bavaria], Germany.


Gümbel attributed the authority to Sandberger, but there is no evidence that the description really derived from that author.