Melanopsis (Mesopotamia) mesopotamica Pallary, 1939

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 173

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Melanopsis (Mesopotamia) mesopotamica Pallary, 1939
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Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis (Mesopotamia) mesopotamica Pallary, 1939 

Original source.

Pallary 1939: 99, pl. 5, figs 1-6.

Type locality.

“‘ Ain Arouss (la source de la fiancée), près de Tell Abiad, d’où naît le Nahr Bâhlik, qui se jette dans Euphrate, un peu au-dessous de Rakka, la métropole de Haroun el Rachid" ['Ayn al 'Arūs (source of the bride), near Tall Abyaḑ, from which arises the Nahr al Balīkh, which flows into the Euphrates, a little below Ar Raqqah, the metropolis of Harun al-Rashid], Syria.

Remarks.

Heller et al. (2005: 254) considered the species as a junior synonym of Melanopsis infracincta  Martens, 1874.