Melanopsis tricarinata Sowerby in Fitton, 1836

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 281

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

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scientific name

Melanopsis tricarinata Sowerby in Fitton, 1836
status

[invalid]

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis tricarinata Sowerby in Fitton, 1836  [invalid]

Original source.

Fitton 1836: 228, 346, pl. 22, fig. 4.

Type horizon.

Weald Clay, early Cretaceous.

Type locality.

“Punfield”, United Kingdom.

Remarks.

Appeared first as nomen nudum (as " Melania tricarinata  ") in Fitton (1824: 376). Junior secondary homonym of Melanopsis tricarinata  ( Bruguière, 1789). Sandberger (1870: 55) considered this species as a junior synonym of Pleurocera strombiforme  (Schlotheim, 1820) ( Pleuroceridae  ).