Melanopsis subulata Sowerby, 1822

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 273-274

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Melanopsis subulata Sowerby, 1822


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis subulata Sowerby, 1822 

Original source.

Sowerby 1821-1823: 36, pl. 332, fig. 8.

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Type locality.

"Isle of Wight", United Kingdom.


Originally the gender was indicated as masculine ( “subulatus”), but Melanopsis  is feminine, which is why the name must be " subulata  ".