Melanopsis aegyptiaca Blanckenhorn, 1901

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 30

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Melanopsis aegyptiaca Blanckenhorn, 1901


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis aegyptiaca Blanckenhorn, 1901 

Original source.

Blanckenhorn 1901: 414, pl. 15, figs 15-16.

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Type locality.

"In der Fossilienbank an der Tewfik-Moschee bei Kairo. [...] Wadi Urag, Sanur, Moschasch, Raijade" [in the fossil deposits at the Tewfik Mosque near Cairo. In the wadis Urag (?), Sannūr, Moschasch (?), Raijade (?)], Egypt.