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Gastropoda - Epitoniidae

Opalia was named by Adams and A (1858) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 914]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Scala (Opalia) by Martin (1904); it was reranked as Scalaria (Opalia) by Strebel (1905); it was reranked as Epitonium (Opalia) by Moody (1916).

It was assigned to Scala by Martin (1904); to Scalaria by Strebel (1905); to Epitonium by Moody (1916); to Opaliinae by Sohl (1964); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Epitoniidae by Moore (1976), Wilson (1993), Todd (2001), Wienrich (2001) and Lima and Christoffersen (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Opalia Adams and A.
1904Scala (Opalia) Martin p. 213
1905Scalaria (Opalia) Strebel
1916Epitonium (Opalia) Moody p. 51
1964Opalia Sohl p. 320
1976Opalia Moore p. 30
1993Opalia Wilson p. 280
2001Opalia Todd
2001Opalia Wienrich p. 458
2002Opalia Sepkoski, Jr.
2014Opalia Lima and Christoffersen p. 393

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
Ptenoglossa(Gray 1853)
superfamilyEpitonioidea(Berry 1910)
familyEpitoniidaeBerry 1910
genusOpaliaAdams and A 1858

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.

No diagnoses are available