Melanopsis lentiginosa Reeve, 1860

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 150

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Melanopsis lentiginosa Reeve, 1860


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis lentiginosa Reeve, 1860 

Original source.

Reeve 1860: Section Melanopsis  , pl. 3, figs 9 a–b.

Type locality.

"New Caledonia" (France) [no locality indicated].


Brot (1879: 444) considered the taxon as a junior synonym of Melanopsis frustulum  Morelet, 1857.