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

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.602.8136

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:65EFA276-7345-4AC6-9B78-DBE7E98D6103

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C191B99A-EF5F-395A-3D9A-3B0DA7A28172

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scientific name

Melanopsis subulata Sowerby, 1822
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis subulata Sowerby, 1822 

Original source.

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

Type horizon.

Eocene?

Type locality.

"Isle of Wight", United Kingdom.

Remarks.

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