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Opalia (Nodiscala)

Gastropoda - Epitoniidae

Taxonomy
Nodiscala was named by De Boury (1890) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Scalina (Nodiscala) by Gardner (1947); it was reranked as Opalia (Nodiscala) by Todd (2001).

It was assigned to Scalina by Gardner (1947); to Opalia by Todd (2001); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Nodiscala De Boury p. 12
1891Funiscala de Boury
1947Scalina (Nodiscala) Gardner p. 578
1990Funiscala Beu et al. p. 411
1995Opalia (Funiscala) Pacaud and Le Renard
2001Opalia (Nodiscala) Todd
2002Funiscala Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Nodiscala 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
subgenusNodiscala(De Boury 1890)

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