Melanopsis trstenjaki Brusina, 1884

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 283-284

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Melanopsis trstenjaki Brusina, 1884


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis trstenjaki Brusina, 1884 

Original source.

Brusina 1884b: 55.

Type horizon.

Early Langhian, middle Miocene.

Type locality.

“Potravlje” (p. 47), Croatia.


Milan et al. (1974: 98) indicated a holotype, but it is uncertain whether the specimen was the only one Brusina had at hand (holotype by monotypy, Art. 73.1.2). The specimen is stored in the Croatian Natural History Museum, Zagreb, coll. no. 2973-619.