Melanopsis brachyptycha Neumayr, 1880

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 59

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Melanopsis brachyptycha Neumayr, 1880


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis brachyptycha Neumayr, 1880 

Original source.

Neumayr 1880c: 478, pl. 7, fig. 3.

Type horizon.

Pannonian, late Miocene.

Type locality.

“Posušje”, Bosnia and Herzegovina.


The name “brachyptychia” as mentioned in Wenz (1929: 2682) is an incorrect subsequent spelling.