Melanopsis flammulata De Stefani, 1877

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 121

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

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scientific name

Melanopsis flammulata De Stefani, 1877
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Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis flammulata De Stefani, 1877 

Original source.

De Stefani 1877: 306, pl. 18, fig. 7.

Type horizon.

Villafranchian, Plio-Pleistocene.

Type locality.

"Monte Albuccio, [...] Valli della Pescaia, e del Riluogo [...] presso Siena; Castellacela presso Massa Marittima [...]; Colline di Piedimonte presso Terni nell’Umbria [...], tra S. Gemine e Carsoli sulla strada di Narni, e fra Otricoli e le Vigne sulla strada da Roma a Foligno?" [Monte Albuccio, Valli della Pescaia, Riluogo near Siena, Castellacela near Massa Marittima, Piedimonte hills near Terni in Umbria, between San Gemini and Carsoli on the road to Narni, and between Otricoli and Le Vigne], Italy.

Remarks.

Wenz (1929: 2663) considered the taxon as a junior synonym of " Melanopsis antiqua  Férussac”, which is not an available name.