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Dentalium (Dentalium) elephantinum Linnaeus 1758 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 60085

Alternative combination: Dentalium elephantinum

Belongs to Dentalium (Dentalium) according to M. C. Perrilliat 1992

Sister taxa: Dentalium (Dentalium) aprinum, Dentalium (Dentalium) bocasensis, Dentalium (Dentalium) dollfusi, Dentalium (Dentalium) jonkeri, Dentalium (Dentalium) novemcinctum, Dentalium (Dentalium) tegalense

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal deposit feeder