Melanopsis (Canthidomus) dubiosa Kuehn , 1963,

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 105

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Melanopsis (Canthidomus) dubiosa Kuehn , 1963


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis (Canthidomus) dubiosa Kuehn, 1963  [invalid]

Original source.

Kühn 1963: 387, pl. 3, figs 12-13.

Type horizon.

Mammal zone MN 9-10, late Miocene.

Type locality.

“Daphni” [ Dafní valley near Athens], Greece.


Museum of Palaeontology and Geology of the University of Athens, coll. no. 1963/84.


Junior homonym of Melanopsis dubiosa  Matheron, 1878. Papp (1979: 668) considered the species as a junior synonym of Melanopsis longa  Deshayes in Férussac, 1839.