Dentalium montense Briart and Cornet 1889 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

Alternative combinations: Dentalium (Fustiaria) montense, Dentalium (Pseudantilis) montense

Belongs to Dentalium according to Y. Okan and I. Hosgor 2009

Sister taxa: Dentalium (Dentalium), Dentalium (Fissidentalium), Dentalium (Graptacme), Dentalium (Laevidentalium), Dentalium (Pseudantilis), Dentalium akasakensis, Dentalium alazanum, Dentalium angsananum, Dentalium aratum, Dentalium arcotinum, Dentalium atratum, Dentalium attenuatum, Dentalium bifrons, Dentalium bocasense, Dentalium caduloide, Dentalium cannaliculatum, Dentalium cooperi, Dentalium cossmannianum, Dentalium danai, Dentalium decoratum, Dentalium denotatum, Dentalium giganteum, Dentalium gonatodes, Dentalium hamatum, Dentalium hanguense, Dentalium hecetaensis, Dentalium inaequale, Dentalium indianum, Dentalium junghuhni, Dentalium klipsteini, Dentalium laeve, Dentalium latisulcatum, Dentalium lighti, Dentalium lombardicum, Dentalium mancorens, Dentalium microstria, Dentalium moreanum, Dentalium neohexagonum, Dentalium neornatum, Dentalium ovale, Dentalium pretiosum, Dentalium pseudonyma, Dentalium rectius, Dentalium rimosum, Dentalium rugiferum, Dentalium sandbergeri, Dentalium schencki, Dentalium semistriatum, Dentalium simile, Dentalium solidum, Dentalium sorbii, Dentalium soriense, Dentalium speyeri, Dentalium stentor, Dentalium stramineum, Dentalium sundkrogensis, Dentalium tenuistriatum, Dentalium tornatissimum, Dentalium triquetrum, Dentalium vacavillensis, Dentalium yasilum

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Turkey (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Germany (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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