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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOpalia velumnuptialis Garcia, 2004 
AphiaID: 388736

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor[unassigned] Caenogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpitonioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpitoniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpalia (Genus) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOpalia velumnuptialis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpalia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
Sources  original description GarcĂ­a E.F. 2004. New records of Opalia-like mollusks (Gastropoda: Epitoniidae) from the Indo-Pacific, with the description of fourteen new species. Novapex 5(1): 1-18, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42323212 [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality New Caledonian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimens 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNHN 4345, locality New Caledonian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo MNHN Type collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Latin velum (noun, meaning veil) and nuptialis (adjective, pertaining to wedding); referring to the white, lacy appearance of the intritacalx of the species, like a wedding veil. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
To MNHN Type collection
To MNHN Type collection
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:388736
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Opalia velumnuptialis. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=388736 on 2014-12-27
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