Melanopsis zujovici Brusina, 1893

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 301

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Melanopsis zujovici Brusina, 1893


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis zujovici Brusina, 1893 

Original source.

Brusina 1893: 200 (Serbian part), 33 (Italian part), pl. 2, fig. 5.

Type horizon.

Pannonian, zone D–E, late Miocene.

Type locality.

“Ripanj”, Serbia.


Milan et al. (1974: 99) 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. 2531-177/1.