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Gastropoda - Epitoniidae
It was reranked as Opalia (Nodiscala) by Durham (1937) and Todd (2001); it was reranked as Scalina (Nodiscala) by Gardner (1947).
It was assigned to Scalina by Gardner (1947); to Opalia by Durham (1937) and Todd (2001); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).
|Year||Name and author|
|1890||Nodiscala De Boury p. 12|
|1891||Funiscala de Boury|
|1937||Opalia (Nodiscala) Durham p. 504|
|1947||Scalina (Nodiscala) Gardner p. 578|
|1990||Funiscala Beu et al. p. 411|
|1995||Opalia (Funiscala) Pacaud and Le Renard|
|2001||Opalia (Nodiscala) Todd|
|2002||Funiscala Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2002||Nodiscala Sepkoski, Jr.|
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|J. W. Durham 1937||Shell small, slender, non-umbilicate; axial ribs nodose, ill-defined; occasional varices present representing resting stages, the last one very prominent; spiral ribs present, distinct; on last whorl there are two angulations, the lowest representing the keel bounding basal disk; interspaces between spiral ribs strongly punctate; aperture ovate, outer lip much thickened by terminal varix, inner lip moderately thick. Abundant in warm seas, usually in depths of less than 100 fathoms.|