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Gadila Gray 1847 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Gadilida - Gadilidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8178

Alternative spelling: Cadulus (Gadila)

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

Sister taxa: Bathycadulus, Cadulus, Costentalina, Sulcogadila

Subtaxa: Cadulus (Gadila) gadus, Cadulus (Gadila) phenax, Gadila gracilina, Gadila mucronatus

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Type: Dentalium gadus

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder