Melania fossariformis Tournouer , 1879

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 122

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Melania fossariformis Tournouer , 1879


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melania fossariformis Tournouer, 1879 

Original source.

Tournouër 1879: 261.

Type horizon.

Cernikian, Pliocene.

Type locality.

"Nisipulu, Rumaniae" [Nisip], Romania.


Considered to belong in the genus Amphimelania  by Cossmann (1909: 126) and Wenz (1929: 2873).