Melanopsis sinjana Brusina, 1874

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 253

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:65EFA276-7345-4AC6-9B78-DBE7E98D6103

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/8C9945CA-374D-268A-C18C-4E4B3AD8D25E

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scientific name

Melanopsis sinjana Brusina, 1874
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis sinjana Brusina, 1874 

Original source.

Brusina 1874: 32, pl. 1, figs 1-2.

Type horizon.

Early Langhian, middle Miocene.

Type locality.

"Sinj ( Stuparuša)”, Croatia.

Types.

Milan et al. (1974: 97) defined a “neotype” based on one of the specimens illustrated by Brusina (1897). It is uncertain, however, whether the specimen was part of the original type series, which would qualify it as lectotype. Nonetheless, the type fixation is insufficient with respect to Art. 75.3 of the Code. The specimen is stored in the Croatian Natural History Museum, Zagreb, coll. no. 2974-620/1.