Opalia (gastropod)

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

clade Hypsogastropoda
informal group Ptenoglossa

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

See text

Synonyms[1]
  • Dentiscala de Boury, 1886
  • Granuliscala de Boury, 1909
  • Nodiscala de Boury, 1886
  • Opalia (Opalia) H. Adams & Adams, 1853
  • Payebrosoma Tapparone-Canefri, 1876
  • Pliciscala de Boury, 1887
  • Psychrosoma Tapparone-Canefri, 1876
  • Scala (Opalia) H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853

Opalia is a genus of small sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Epitoniidae, commonly known as wentletraps.[1]

Species[edit]

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

Species brought into synonymy
  • Opalia andrewsii (A. E. Verrill, 1882): synonym of Cylindriscala andrewsii (A. E. Verrill, 1882)
  • Opalia antarctica (E. A. Smith, 1907): synonym of Acirsa antarctica (E. A. Smith, 1907)
  • Opalia barbadensis (de Boury, 1913): synonym of Opalia pumilio var. morchiana (Dall, 1889): synonym of Opalia morchiana (Dall, 1889)
  • Opalia borealis Keep, 1881: synonym of Opalia wroblewskyi (Mörch, 1875)
  • Opalia bullata Carpenter, 1864: synonym of Opalia infrequens (C. B. Adams, 1852)
  • Opalia cerigottana Sturany, 1896: synonym of Punctiscala cerigottana (Sturany, 1896)
  • Opalia chacei Strong, 1937: synonym of Opalia wroblewskyi (Mörch, 1875)
  • Opalia consors (Crosse & P. Fischer, 1864): synonym of Gyroscala lamellosa (Lamarck, 1822)
  • Opalia coronata (Scacchi, 1844): synonym of Opalia hellenica (Forbes, 1844)
  • Opalia corsicana Nordsieck, 1974: synonym of Acirsa subdecussata (Cantraine, 1835)
  • Opalia crenulata (Kiener, 1839): synonym of Opalia crenata (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Opalia dromio Dall, 1927: synonym of Opaliopsis opalina (Dall, 1927)
  • Opalia espirita (Baker, Hanna & Strong, 1930): synonym of Opalia crystallina (Carpenter, 1864)
  • Opalia evicta (de Boury, 1919): synonym of Opalia montereyensis (Dall, 1907)
  • Opalia fregata (Iredale, 1936): synonym of Cirsotrema fregata (Iredale, 1936)
  • Opalia fusoides (Jousseaume, 1912): synonym of Opalia bicarinata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1844)
  • Opalia fusticulus Gaglini, 1992: synonym of Opalia abbotti Clench & Turner, 1952
  • Opalia gracilis (Masahito, Kuroda & Habe, 1971): synonym of Opalia bicarinata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1844)
  • Opalia grossicostata (Nyst, 1871): synonym of Opalia hotessieriana (d'Orbigny, 1842)
  • Opalia humerosa (Schepman, 1909): synonym of Cylindriscala humerosa (Schepman, 1909)
  • Opalia insculpta Carpenter, 1865: synonym of Opalia crenatoides Carpenter, 1864
  • Opalia japonica (Okutani, 1964): synonym of Papuliscala japonica (Okutani, 1964)
  • Opalia linteata (Schwengel, 1943): synonym of Opalia pumilio (Mörch, 1875)
  • Opalia magellanica (Philippi, 1845): synonym of Epitonium magellanicum (Philippi, 1845)
  • Opalia maxwelli (Finlay, 1930): synonym of Funiscala maxwelli Finlay, 1930
  • Opalia mazatlanica Dall, 1908: synonym of Opalia infrequens (C. B. Adams, 1852)
  • Opalia nicolayi Nordsieck, 1974: synonym of Opalia abbotti Clench & Turner, 1952
  • Opalia nodosocarinata (Dall, 1889): synonym of Opalia pumilio (Mörch, 1875)
  • Opalia plicosa (Philippi, 1844) : synonym of † Punctiscala plicosa (Philippi, 1844)
  • Opalia pluricostata Dall, 1917: synonym of Opalia montereyensis (Dall, 1907)
  • Opalia retiporosa (Carpenter, 1866): synonym of Opalia spongiosa Carpenter, 1864
  • Opalia revizee Lima, Christoffersen, Barros & Folly, 2012: synonym of Opalia revizee Lima & Christoffersen, 2014
  • Opalia terebralioides Kilburn, 1975: synonym of Claviscala terebralioides (Kilburn, 1975)
  • Opalia tortilis (Watson, 1883): synonym of Cylindriscala tortilis (Watson, 1883)
  • Opalia torulosa (Brocchi, 1814): synonym of Claviscala richardi (Dautzenberg & de Boury, 1897)
  • Opalia tremperi Bartsch, 1927: synonym of Opalia infrequens (C. B. Adams, 1852)
  • Opalia valida (Verco, 1906): synonym of Cirsotrema validum (Verco, 1906)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Gofas, S.; Bouchet, P. (2014). Opalia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at WoRMS: Opalia on 2014-12-01
  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180–213