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Paradentalium americanum Chenu 1843 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 158612

Alternative combination: Dentalium americanum

Synonym: Dentalium texasianum Philippi 1849 (taxon 158613)

Belongs to Paradentalium according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxon: Paradentalium disparile

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal deposit feeder