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Antalis Adams and Adams 1854 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8167

Alternative spellings: Antale, Dentalium (Antalis)

Synonym: Entaliopsis Newton and Harris 1894 (taxon 349043)

Parent taxon: Dentaliidae according to P. D. Reynolds and G. Steiner 2008

Sister taxa: Coccodentalium, Compressidentalium, Dentalium, Eodentalium, Eudentalium, Fissidentalium, Graptacme, Lentigodentalium, Paleodentalium, Paradentalium, Pictodentalium, Plagioglypta, Schizodentalium, Striodentalium, Tesseracme

Subtaxa: Antalis acuta, Antalis angusta, Antalis bouei, Antalis constricta, Antalis interruptum, Antalis kickxii

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal deposit feeder