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Tesseracme Pilsbry 1898 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8197

Alternative spelling: Dentalium (Tesseracme)

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

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal deposit feeder