Melanoptychia lyrata semicostata Olujic , 1999

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 246

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Melanoptychia lyrata semicostata Olujic , 1999


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

† Melanoptychia lyrata semicostata Olujic, 1999 

Original source.

Olujić 1999: 20, 48, pl. 1, figs 2-4.

Type horizon.

Langhian, middle Miocene.

Type locality.

It is unclear from the original work in which of the studied localities/sections along the valleys of the Sutina, Batarelov and Vojskava rivers (4 km W of Sinj) the taxon occurred and in which not, Croatia.


Neubauer et al. (2011: 207) considered the taxon as a junior synonym of Melanopsis lyrata  Neumayr, 1869.