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Opalia (Dentiscala)

Gastropoda - Epitoniidae

Taxonomy
Dentiscala was named by de Boury (1886) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Opalia (Dentiscala) by Moore (1976) and Todd (2001).

It was assigned to Opalia by Moore (1976) and Todd (2001); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Dentiscala de Boury p. 1 figs. pl. 1
1976Opalia (Dentiscala) Moore p. 30
2001Opalia (Dentiscala) Todd
2002Dentiscala 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
subgenusDentiscala(de Boury 1886)

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