Melanopsis dutemplei Deshayes, 1862

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 107

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Melanopsis dutemplei Deshayes, 1862


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis dutemplei Deshayes, 1862 

Original source.

Deshayes 1861 - 1864: 427, pl. 21, fig. 31.

Type horizon.

Sparnacian, early Ypresian, Eocene.

Type locality.

"Saran, Cramant, Damery", France.


Wenz (1929: 2637) considered the taxon as a junior synonym of Faunus cerithiformis  (Watelet, 1851) ( Pachychilidae  ).