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Dentalium atratum Tate 1887 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 101689

Belongs to Dentalium according to T. A. Darragh 1970

Sister taxa: Dentalium (Dentalium), Dentalium (Fissidentalium), Dentalium (Graptacme), Dentalium (Laevidentalium), Dentalium (Pseudantilis), Dentalium akasakensis, Dentalium alazanum, Dentalium angsananum, Dentalium aratum, Dentalium arcotinum, Dentalium arctum, Dentalium ashiyaensis, Dentalium attenuatum, Dentalium bifrons, Dentalium bocasense, Dentalium caduloide, Dentalium californicum, Dentalium cannaliculatum, Dentalium conradi, Dentalium cooperi, Dentalium cossmannianum, Dentalium danai, Dentalium decoratum, Dentalium denotatum, Dentalium giganteum, Dentalium gonatodes, Dentalium hamatum, Dentalium hanguense, Dentalium hecetaensis, Dentalium indianum, Dentalium junghuhni, Dentalium klipsteini, Dentalium laeve, Dentalium laevigatum, Dentalium latisulcatum, Dentalium leve, Dentalium lombardicum, Dentalium mancorens, Dentalium microstria, Dentalium mississippiensis, Dentalium montense, Dentalium moreanum, Dentalium neohexagonum, Dentalium neornatum, Dentalium ovale, Dentalium porterensis, Dentalium pseudonyma, Dentalium pusillum, Dentalium rectius, Dentalium rimosum, Dentalium rugiferum, Dentalium sandbergeri, Dentalium schencki, Dentalium schlosseri, Dentalium simile, Dentalium solidum, Dentalium sorbii, Dentalium soriense, Dentalium speyeri, Dentalium stentor, Dentalium stramineum, Dentalium sundkrogensis, Dentalium tenuistriatum, Dentalium tornatissimum, Dentalium triquetrum, Dentalium vacavillensis, Dentalium yasilum

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal deposit feeder