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Plagioglypta undulata Münster 1841 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 309312

Alternative combination: Dentalium undulatum

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 Plagioglypta according to A. Nützel and A. Kaim 2014

Sister taxa: Plagioglypta annulostriata, Plagioglypta furcata, Plagioglypta girtyi, Plagioglypta herculea, Plagioglypta ingens, Plagioglypta meekiana, Plagioglypta numerosa, Plagioglypta prisca, Plagioglypta subannulata

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