Opalia (gastropod)

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

clade Hypsogastropoda
informal group Ptenoglossa

Superfamily: Epitonioidea
Family: Epitoniidae
Genus: Opalia
Boury, 1890

See text

  • Dentiscala de Boury, 1886
  • Granuliscala de Boury, 1909
  • Nodiscala de Boury, 1886
  • Payebrosoma Tapparone-Canefri, 1876
  • Pliciscala de Boury, 1887
  • Psychrosoma Tapparone-Canefri, 1876

Opalia is a taxonomic genus of small sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Epitoniidae, commonly known as wentletraps.


According to the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), the following species with a valid name are included within the genus Opalia  : [1]