Melanopsis obtusa Deshayes, 1825

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 199-200

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

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scientific name

Melanopsis obtusa Deshayes, 1825
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis obtusa Deshayes, 1825 

Original source.

Deshayes 1824 - 1837: 123, pl. 14, figs 22-23.

Type horizon.

Cuisian, late Ypresian, Eocene.

Type locality.

"Retheuil près de Pierre-Fonds" [Retheuil near Pierrefonds, Dép. Aisne], France.

Remarks.

Sandberger (1872: 202) classified the species within his new genus Coptostylus  ( Thiaridae  ), which was followed by Wenz (1929: 2570).