Melanopsis aquensis Grateloup, 1838

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 40

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Melanopsis aquensis Grateloup, 1838


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis aquensis Grateloup, 1838 

Original source.

Grateloup 1838: 139, pl. 4, figs 48-49.

Type horizon.

Burdigalian, early Miocene.

Type locality.

"Dax; Mandillot, à Saint-Paul", France.


Wenz (1929) synonymized the name with " Melanopsis major  Férussac, 1823", which is not an available name.