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Fissidentalium uscarianum Olsson 1922 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 248812

Alternative combination: Dentalium (Fissidentalium) uscarianum

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1922. The Miocene of Northern Costa Rica. Bulletins of American Paleontology 9(39):1-309

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

Sister taxa: Dentalium (Fissidentalium) mawsoni, Fissidentalium badense, Fissidentalium granadanum, Fissidentalium inaequale, Fissidentalium longistriatum, Fissidentalium mantelli, Fissidentalium rei, Fissidentalium solidissimum

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal deposit feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 60.0 x 12.0