Melanopsis bartolinii Capellini, 1873

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 48

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Melanopsis bartolinii Capellini, 1873


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis bartolinii Capellini, 1873 

Original source.

Capellini 1873: 550, pl. 8, figs 1-4.

Type horizon.

Messinian, late Miocene.

Type locality.

"Sterza di Laiatico", Italy.


Illustration not on pl. 7 as indicated by Capellini (1873). The name “bartolini” as mentioned in Ligios et al. (2012: 358) is an incorrect subsequent spelling.