Melanopsis subbuccinoides d'Orbigny , 1852

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 266-267

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Melanopsis subbuccinoides d'Orbigny , 1852


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis subbuccinoides d'Orbigny, 1852 

Original source.

d’Orbigny 1852: 28.

Type horizon.

Burdigalian, early Miocene.

Type locality.

"Dax, St-Paul. Mandillot" ( Grateloup 1840, in captions of plate "Mollusques terrestres et fluviatiles fossiles de Dax"), France.


Introduced for Melanopsis buccinoides  [sic] sensu Grateloup, 1840, non Olivier, 1801. The name “sublucinoides” as mentioned in Glibert (1962: 141) is an incorrect subsequent spelling.