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Melania escheri Merian, 1849 †

825040  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:825040)

 unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Species

Subspecies Melania escheri bicincta F. Sandberger, 1873 † accepted as Tinnyea lauraea bicincta (F. Sandberger, 1873) †
Variety Melania escheri var. dactylodes Handmann, 1887 † accepted as Tinnyea lauraea (Matheron, 1843) † (junior synonym)
Variety Melania escheri var. ecostata Sandberger, 1875 † accepted as Tinnyea ecostata (Sandberger, 1875) † (T. escheri-flock needs revision: M. escheri is a nomen nudum and synonym of M. lauraea Matheron, 1842; we follow Kowalke (2004) who separates taxa on species level)
Variety Melania escheri var. graeca De Stefani in De Stefani et al., 1891 † accepted as Tinnyea graeca (De Stefani in De Stefani et al., 1891) † (new combination; considered a distinct species)
Variety Melania escheri var. rotundata Sandberger, 1875 † accepted as Brotia escheri turrita (Klein, 1846) † accepted as Tinnyea lauraea (Matheron, 1843) † (junior synonym)
Variety Melania escheri var. tenuicostata Steuer, 1909 † accepted as Tinnyea lauraea steueri (Kadolsky, 1995) † (junior homonym of M. tenuicostata Matheron, 1842; Brotia lauraea steueri is a replacement name; new combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
Merian, P. (1849). Ueber die im Süßwasserkalke der Umgebungen von Mühlhausen aufgefundenen Schalenthiere. <em>Bericht über die Verhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Basel.</em> 8: 33-35., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33655786
page(s): 34 [details]   
Note Horgen (Käpfnach) ("Bei Käpfnach am Zürcher...  
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Type locality Horgen (Käpfnach) ("Bei Käpfnach am Zürcher See"), Zürich, Switzerland; latest Burdigalian to earliest Langhian (middle mammal zone MN 5), early to middle Miocene  [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Melania escheri Merian, 1849 †. Accessed at: http://www.molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=825040 on 2020-06-02
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original description Merian, P. (1849). Ueber die im Süßwasserkalke der Umgebungen von Mühlhausen aufgefundenen Schalenthiere. <em>Bericht über die Verhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Basel.</em> 8: 33-35., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33655786
page(s): 34 [details]   

source of synonymy Kadolsky, D. (1995). Stratigraphie und Molluskenfaunen von 'Landschneckenkalk' und 'Cerithienschichten' im Mainzer Becken (Oberoligozän bis Untermiozän?), 2: Revision der aquatischen Mollusken des Landschneckenkalkes. <em>Archiv für Molluskenkunde.</em> 124, 1-55.
page(s): 37 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy Kowalke, T. (2004). Evolution of the Pachychilidae Troschel, 1857 (Caenogastropoda, Cerithioidea) - from the Tethys to modern tropical rivers. Zitteliana. A 44, 41-50.
page(s): 45 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description (unavailable nomenclaturally) Cuvier, G.; Brongniart, A. (1822). Description géologique des couches des environs de Paris, parmi lesquelles se trouvent les gypses à ossemens. In: Cuvier, G. Recherches sur les ossemens, 2 (2). G. Dufour & E. d'Ocagne, Paris, viii + 428 pp.
page(s): 117 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Authority Authorship usually referred to as "Brongniart in Cuvier & Brongniart, 1822", but the name is not available from that publication (nomen nudum). The name also appeared as nomen nudum in several other publications until Merian (1849) provided the first description of the species. [details]

Type locality Horgen (Käpfnach) ("Bei Käpfnach am Zürcher See"), Zürich, Switzerland; latest Burdigalian to earliest Langhian (middle mammal zone MN 5), early to middle Miocene  [details]

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