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Melanopsis cuisiensis

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Melanopsidae

Taxonomy
Melanopsis cuisiensis was named by Dominici and Kowalke (2014). Its type specimen is IGF 4334E, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Rio Esera, sample 53, which is in a Ypresian shallow subtidal mudstone in Spain.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2014Melanopsis cuisiensis Dominici and Kowalke p. 147 figs. Pl. 2, figs 5a-b

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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
speciescuisiensis

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