Melanopsis atacica Wenz, 1928

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 43

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Melanopsis atacica Wenz, 1928


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis atacica Wenz, 1928 

Original source.

Wenz 1928a: 119.

Type horizon.

Lutetian, Eocene.

Type locality.

"Au Nord d’Albas” ( Doncieux 1908: 204), France.


Replacement name for Melanopsis doncieuxi  Wenz, 1919, non Pallary, 1916, which in turn was introduced as replacement name for Melanopsis brevis  Doncieux, 1908, non Sowerby, 1826 (see also Melanopsis abbreviata  Pallary, 1916).