Melanosteira Andreae, 1893

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 11

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Melanosteira Andreae, 1893


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanosteira Andreae, 1893 

Original source.

Andreae 1893: 172.

Original classification.

Genus of Melanopsidae  .

Type species.

Melanopsis aetolica  Neumayr, 1876, by subsequent designation by Cossmann (1909: 179).


The name is not available from Oppenheim (1891), who used the vernacular “Melanosteiren”. In a book review of that paper, Andreae (1893) Latinized the name and made it thereby available.