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Melania escheri "Brongniart in Cuvier & Brongniart, 1822" †

825040  (

 unaccepted (nomen nudum; considered a synonym of M. lauraea Matheron, 1842)

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 Brotia (Tinnyea) escheri ("Brongniart in Cuvier & Brongniart, 1822") † 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
Not documented
MolluscaBase (2018). Melania escheri "Brongniart in Cuvier & Brongniart, 1822" †. Accessed at: on 2019-09-24
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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.
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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.
page(s): 117 [details]   

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