Antalis pretiosa Nuttall in Sowerby 1860 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

Alternative combination: Dentalium pretiosum

Synonym: Dentalium indianorum Carpenter 1864

Belongs to Antalis according to A. Hendy 2021

See also Grant, IV and Gale 1931

Sister taxa: Antalis acuta, Antalis angusta, Antalis bouei, Antalis constricta, Antalis interruptum, Antalis kickxii, Dentalium (Antalis) danvillense, Dentalium (Antalis) mississippiense, Dentalium (Antalis) vincense

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal deposit feeder


• Quaternary of United States (10: California collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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