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Opalia  H. Adams and A. Adams, 1853
Taxonomic Serial No.: 72294

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassGastropoda Cuvier, 1797 – gastropods, slugs, snails, escargots, gastéropodes, limaces, caracol, caramujo, lesma  
                               SuperfamilyEpitonioidea Berry, 1910  
                                  FamilyEpitoniidae Berry, 1910  
                                     GenusOpalia H. Adams and A. Adams, 1853  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Opalia abbotti Clench and Turner, 1952  
                                        Species Opalia acus   
                                        Species Opalia andrewsii (A. E. Verrill, 1882)  
                                        Species Opalia aurifila (Dall, 1889) – fine-mesh wentletrap 
                                        Species Opalia borealis Keep, 1881 – boreal wentletrap 
                                        Species Opalia bullata (Carpenter, 1864)  
                                        Species Opalia burryi Clench and Turner, 1950  
                                        Species Opalia chacei Strong, 1937  
                                        Species Opalia crenata (Linnaeus, 1758) – coarse wentletrap 
                                        Species Opalia crenatoides (Carpenter, 1864)  
                                        Species Opalia crosseana (Tapparone-canefri, 1876)  
                                        Species Opalia eolis Clench and Turner, 1950 – cancellate wentletrap 
                                        Species Opalia espirita (Baker, Hanna, and Strong, 1930)  
                                        Species Opalia evicta De Boury, 1919  
                                        Species Opalia funiculata (Carpenter, 1857) – scalloped wentletrap 
                                        Species Opalia hotessieriana (d'Orbigny, 1842) – pitted wentletrap 
                                        Species Opalia infrequens (C. B. Adams, 1852) – sparse wentletrap 
                                        Species Opalia leeana (A. E. Verrill, 1883)  
                                        Species Opalia montereyensis (Dall, 1907) – Monterey wentletrap 
                                        Species Opalia pumilio (Morch, 1874) – dwarf wentletrap 
                                        Species Opalia retiporosa (Carpenter, 1864)  
                                        Species Opalia sanjuanensis (Lowe, 1932)  
                                        Species Opalia spongiosa (Carpenter, 1866) – spongy wentletrap 
                                        Species Opalia tortilis (Watson, 1883)  
                                        Species Opalia watsoni (De Boury, 1911)  
                                        Species Opalia wroblewskii (Morch, 1876)  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Opalia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Opalia   

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