Melanopsis avellana Sandberger, 1870

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 45

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Melanopsis avellana Sandberger, 1870


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis avellana Sandberger, 1870 

Original source.

Sandberger 1870 - 1875: pl. 5, figs 15-15a.

Type horizon.

Maastrichtian, Cretaceous.

Type locality.

“Auzas”, France.


Plate 5 of Sandberger’s monograph was issued in 1870, while the description on p. 110 appeared in 1871 ( Woodward 1906).