Melanopsis angulata Neumayr, 1880

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 37-38

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Melanopsis angulata Neumayr, 1880


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis angulata Neumayr, 1880 

Original source.

Neumayr 1880c: 479, pl. 7, fig. 8.

Type horizon.

Langhian, middle Miocene.

Type locality.

“Žepj” [ Džepi], Bosnia and Herzegovina.


The type material, with all specimens studied by Neumayr (1880), is lost. Neubauer et al. (2016c: 275) defined a neotype based on material from the type locality. The specimen is stored in the Geological-Paleontological Department, Natural History Museum Vienna, coll. no. 2014/0364/0012.