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Dentalium simile Münster 1841 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 267763

Full reference: G. Münster. 1841. Beiträge zur Geognosie und Petrefacten-Kunde des südöstlichen Tirols vorzüglich der Schichten von St. Cassian. II. Beschreibung und Abbildung der in den Kalkmergelschichten von St. Cassian gefunden Versteinerungen. Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde 4:25-152

Belongs to Dentalium according to E. Kittl 1891

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 atratum, 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 solidum, Dentalium sorbii, Dentalium soriense, Dentalium speyeri, Dentalium stentor, Dentalium stramineum, Dentalium sundkrogensis, Dentalium tenuistriatum, Dentalium tornatissimum, Dentalium triquetrum, Dentalium vacavillensis, Dentalium yasilum

Type specimen: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal deposit feeder