Melanopsis turricula Matheron, 1842

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 287

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Melanopsis turricula Matheron, 1842


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis turricula Matheron, 1842 

Original source.

Matheron 1842: 294, pl. 37, figs 15-16.

Type horizon.

Early Campanian, Cretaceous.

Type locality.

Not stated after the description, as Matheron used to do it for the other species. Although he did not denote an exact locality, he mentioned earlier in text the occurrence of the species in deposits situated "vers Vitrolles et Martigues" (p. 148-149) [towards Vitrolles and Martigues, France].