Melanopsis (Melanosteira) mitzopoulosi Papp, 1955

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 183

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Melanopsis (Melanosteira) mitzopoulosi Papp, 1955


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis (Melanosteira) mitzopoulosi Papp, 1955 

Original source.

Papp 1955: 126, pl. 20, figs 15-19.

Type horizon.

Late Pliocene to early Pleistocene.

Type locality.

"Nord-Nordwestlich von der Solfatare bei Susaki" [north-northwest of Solfatara Sousáki], Greece.


Museum of Palaeontology and Geology of the University of Athens; no number indicated.


First mentioned as nomen nudum in Papp and Thenius (1952: 4). Junior synonym of Amphimelania gayi  [sic] after Bandel (2000: 140).