Melanopsis sturii Fuchs, 1873

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 265

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Melanopsis sturii Fuchs, 1873


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis sturii Fuchs, 1873 

Original source.

Fuchs 1873: 21, pl. 4, figs 18-19.

Type horizon.

Transdanubian, Pannonian, late Miocene.

Type locality.

"Moosbrunn bei Wien; Tinnye bei Ofen" [Moosbrunn near Vienna (Austria); Tinnye (Hungary)].


The name “sturi” as mentioned in Wenz (1929: 2835) is an incorrect subsequent spelling.