Fissidentalium uscarianum Olsson 1922 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

Alternative combination: Dentalium (Fissidentalium) uscarianum

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1922. The Miocene of Northern Costa Rica. Bulletins of American Paleontology 9(39):1-309

Belongs to Fissidentalium according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Dentalium (Fissidentalium) mawsoni, Fissidentalium badense, Fissidentalium granadanum, Fissidentalium inaequale, Fissidentalium longistriatum, Fissidentalium mantelli, Fissidentalium rei, Fissidentalium solidissimum

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal deposit feeder


• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1 collection)

• Miocene of Costa Rica (5), Grenada (3), Panama (4)

• Oligocene of Panama (7)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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