Melanopsis fritzei Thomae , 1845

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 125

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Melanopsis fritzei Thomae , 1845


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis fritzei Thomae, 1845 

Original source.

Thomä 1845: 158, pl. 2, figs 7 a–b.

Type horizon.

Mammal zone MN 2, early Miocene.

Type locality.

“Mühltal bei Wiesbaden", Germany.


The name “Fritzii” as mentioned in Chenu (1859: 297) is an incorrect subsequent spelling.