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Opalia (Crassiscala)

Gastropoda - Epitoniidae

Taxonomy
Crassiscala was named by de Boury (1887) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l T Plio].

It was reranked as Opalia (Crassiscala) by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995).

It was assigned to Opalia by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Crassiscala de Boury
1995Opalia (Crassiscala) Pacaud and Le Renard
2002Crassiscala Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
Ptenoglossa(Gray 1853)
superfamilyEpitonioidea(Berry 1910)
familyEpitoniidaeBerry 1910
genusOpaliaAdams and A 1858
subgenusCrassiscala(de Boury 1887)

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