Melanopsis handmanniana W. Fischer, 1996

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 135

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Melanopsis handmanniana W. Fischer, 1996


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis handmanniana W. Fischer, 1996 

Original source.

Fischer 1996a: 27, figs 3, 5-10.

Type horizon.

Pannonian, zone B–D, late Miocene.

Type locality.

“Leobersdorf”, Austria.


Fischer (1996a: 27) designated a lectotype (for Melanopsis constricta  Handmann), which is stored in the collection of the Geological Survey Austria, Vienna; no number indicated.


Replacement name for Melanopsis martiniana constricta  Handmann, 1887, non Brusina, 1878 (see Note 1).