Melanopsis spirata Chenu, 1859

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 259

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Melanopsis spirata Chenu, 1859


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis spirata Chenu, 1859 

Original source.

Chenu 1859: 297, fig. 2062.

Type horizon.

Not stated; unclear if recent or fossil.

Type locality.

Not indicated.


The species is based on a single illustration, without description or any kind of explanation.