Dentalium akasakensis Hayasaka 1925 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

Full reference: I. Hayasaka. 1925. On some Paleozoic molluscs of Japan. 1. Lamellibranchiata and Scaphopoda. Science Reports of the Tohoku Imperial University. 2nd series, Geology 8(2):1-29

Belongs to Dentalium according to I. Hayasaka 1925

Sister taxa: Dentalium (Dentalium), Dentalium (Fissidentalium), Dentalium (Graptacme), Dentalium (Laevidentalium), Dentalium (Pseudantilis), 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 montense, 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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Kinshozan, Kuro zone, Akasaka, Gifu Prefecture, which is in a Capitanian carbonate limestone in the Akasaka Formation of Japan

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution: found only at Kinshozan, Kuro zone, Akasaka, Gifu Prefecture

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