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Melanopsis dufourii

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Melanopsidae

Taxonomy
Melanopsis dufourii was named by Férussac (1822) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Miocene; Europe.]. It is not a trace fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Melanopsis dufourii Férussac figs. pl. 3, fig. 16
2001Melanopsis dufourii Lozouet et al. p. 22

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyMelanopsidae(Adams and Adams 1854)
genusMelanopsisFérussac 1807
speciesdufouriiFérussac 1822

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