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Dentalium ovale Cooke 1928 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 81512

Full reference: C. W. Cooke. 1928. New Vicksburg (Oligocene) Mollusks From Mexico. Proceedings from the United States National Museum 73(10):1-11

Belongs to Dentalium according to C. W. Cooke 1928

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 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