Melanopsis longirostris Pallary, 1920

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 155

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Melanopsis longirostris Pallary, 1920


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis longirostris Pallary, 1920 

Original source.

Pallary 1920b: 112.

Type horizon.

Pontian (sensu stricto), late Miocene.

Type locality.

“Babadjan” ( Andrusov 1909: captions of pl. 5) [Babadzhan], Azerbaijan.


Based on the record of " Melanopsis  sp." in Andrusov (1909: 88, pl. 5, figs 1-2).