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For the neighbourhood of Bogotá see Modelia (neighbourhood)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Turbinidae
Subfamily: Turbininae
Genus: Modelia
Gray, 1850[1]

Modelia is a genus of medium to large sea snails in which the shell has a pearly interior and the snail has a calcareous operculum; marine gastropod mollusks, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Turbinidae, the turban snails.


Species within the genus Modelia include:


  1. ^ Gray (1850). Figs. Moll. Anim. 4: 87.

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