Melanopsis serbica Brusina, 1893

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 249-250

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Melanopsis serbica Brusina, 1893


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis serbica Brusina, 1893 

Original source.

Brusina 1893: 50 (only described in Italian part).

Type horizon.

Pannonian, zone D–E, late Miocene.

Type locality.

“Begaljica”, Serbia.


Milan et al. (1974: 85) indicated a holotype, but it is uncertain whether the specimen actually derives from the original type series and whether it was the only specimen Brusina had at hand. The specimen is stored in the Croatian Natural History Museum, Zagreb, coll. no. 3013-659.