Melanopsis impressaposterior Papp, 1953

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 221

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Melanopsis impressaposterior Papp, 1953


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis impressaposterior Papp, 1953 

Original source.

Papp 1953b: 133, pl. 9, figs 19-23.

Type horizon.

Pannonian, zone B, late Miocene.

Type locality.

"Leobersdorf Sandgrube" [Leobersdorf sand pit], Austria.


Appeared first as nomen nudum in Papp (1951: 107, 108, 124, 127). Although he mentioned differences from other melanopsids, he did not state any morphological characters.