Melanopsis costellata Ferussac , 1823

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 85

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Melanopsis costellata Ferussac , 1823


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis costellata Ferussac, 1823  [invalid]

Original source.

Férussac 1823: 157.

Type locality.

"Dans l’aqueduc de Séville [...] et dans les ruisseaux des environs. [...] Dans les lacs et les rivières du royaume de Maroc" [in the aqueduct of Sevilla and in the rivers of its surroundings (Spain); in the lakes and rivers of Morocco].


Junior objective synonym of Melanopsis cariosa  (Linnaeus, 1767), which Férussac listed in synonymy.