Melanopsis (Coptostylus) costulata Doncieux, 1908

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 87

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Melanopsis (Coptostylus) costulata Doncieux, 1908


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis (Coptostylus) costulata Doncieux, 1908  [invalid]

Original source.

Doncieux 1908: 205, pl. 11, figs 13 a– 13b.

Type horizon.

Middle Lutetian, Eocene.

Type locality.

"Au Nord d’Albas” ( Doncieux 1908: 205), France.


Junior homonym of Melanopsis costulata  Brusina, 1897. Has been considered to belong to the genus Coptostylus  Sandberger, 1872 ( Thiaridae  ).