Melanopsis impressa Krauss 1852 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Melanopsidae

Alternative combination: Melanopsis (Lyrcaea) impressa

Synonym: Melanopsis hantkeni Hofmann 1870

Belongs to Melanopsis according to M. Harzhauser 2004

See also Harzhauser 2002 and Harzhauser and Mandic 2001

Sister taxa: Melanopsis (Lyrcaea), Melanopsis ancillaroides, Melanopsis callosa, Melanopsis clavigera, Melanopsis cuisiensis, Melanopsis dufourii, Melanopsis fusulatina, Melanopsis narzolina, Melanopsis praerosa, Melanopsis sodalis

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (8 collections), the Czech Republic (1), Germany (7), Greece (1), Poland (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (2), Greece (1), Hungary (1), Turkey (3)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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