Melanopsis attenuata 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: 44

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/D98E58B0-7EAD-DC51-5EFD-2F22FC5BAA8F

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scientific name

Melanopsis attenuata Sowerby in Fitton, 1836
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

† ? Melanopsis attenuata Sowerby in Fitton, 1836 

Original source.

Fitton 1836: 228, 346, pl. 22, fig. 5.

Type horizon.

Weald Clay, early Cretaceous.

Type locality.

“Punfield”, United Kingdom.

Remarks.

After Sandberger (1870: 57) this species belongs in the genus Goniobasis  Lea, 1862 ( Pleuroceridae  ).