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Melanopsis impressa

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Melanopsidae

Taxonomy
Melanopsis impressa was named by Krauss (1852) [DISTRIBUTION: Oligocene-Late Miocene; Europe.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Melanopsis (Lyrcaea) impressa by Penecke (1896) and Cossmann and Peyrot (1918).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1852Melanopsis impressa Krauss p. 596 figs. pl. 49, fig. 10
1870Melanopsis hantkeni Hofmann
1896Melanopsis (Lyrcaea) impressa Penecke p. 45 figs. pl. 2, figs. 2-3
1918Melanopsis (Lyrcaea) impressa Cossmann and Peyrot p. 490
2001Melanopsis impressa Harzhauser and Mandic p. 698
2002Melanopsis impressa Harzhauser p. 71
2004Melanopsis impressa Harzhauser p. 114

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyMelanopsidae(Adams and Adams 1854)
genusMelanopsisFérussac 1807
speciesimpressaKrauss 1852

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available