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Dentalium soriense Eames 1952 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 349262

Full reference: F. E. Eames. 1952. A contribution to the study of the Eocene in Western Pakistan and Western India: C. The description of the Scaphopoda and Gastropoda from standard sections in the Rakhi Nala and Zindar Pir areas of the Western Punjab and in the Kohat District. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B 236:1-168

Belongs to Dentalium according to F. E. Eames 1952

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

Type specimen: BMNH G 68000, a shell. Its type locality is Fossil Bed F.2678, Zinda Pir, which is in a Ypresian marine shale in the Ghazij Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal deposit feeder