Melanopsis zonites Gassies, 1870

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 300

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Melanopsis zonites Gassies, 1870


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis zonites Gassies, 1870 

Original source.

Gassies 1870: 147.

Type locality.

"Prope Saint-Vincent" [near Saint-Vincent], New Caledonia.


Brot (1879: 457) considered the species as a junior synonym of Melanopsis brevis  Morelet, 1857 (which is a junior homonym of Melanopsis brevis  Sowerby, 1826; see Melanopsis moreleti  Pallary, 1916).