Melanopsis sordida Gassies, 1871

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 256

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Melanopsis sordida Gassies, 1871


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis sordida Gassies, 1871 

Original source.

Gassies 1871: pl. 6, fig. 9.

Type locality.

New Caledonia [no locality indicated].


Gassies (1871) only illustrated but not described the species. Brot (1879: 444) considered the taxon as a junior synonym of Melanopsis frustulum  Morelet, 1857.