Melanopsis acicularis var. minor Rossmaessler , 1839

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 175

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Melanopsis acicularis var. minor Rossmaessler , 1839


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis acicularis var. minor Rossmaessler, 1839  [invalid]

Original source.

Rossmässler 1838 - 1844: 41, pl. 50, fig. 672.

Type locality.

"In schwach schwefeligen Quellen [...] bei Vöslau unweit Baden" [in weakly sulfurous springs stones and sands at Vöslau near Baden], Austria.


Junior objective synonym of Melanopsis daudebartii  [Prevost], 1821, which Rossmässler listed in synonymy. Moreover, the name is a junior homonym of Melanopsis buccinoidea minor  Grateloup, 1838 (see Note 1).