Melanopsis tunetana Morlet, 1881

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 285

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Melanopsis tunetana Morlet, 1881


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis tunetana Morlet, 1881 

Original source.

Morlet 1881: 396, pl. 6, figs 3-4.

Type locality.

"Tozeur, Kriz", Tunisia.


The name “tuneata” as mentioned in Chevallier (1969: 286) is an incorrect subsequent spelling.