Order Dentaliida Da Costa 1776 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida

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

See also Wells and Houston 2001

Sister taxa: Dentalioida, Dentaloidea, Entalis, Gadilida, Solenoconchia, Throopella

Subtaxa: Anulidentaliidae Baltodentaliidae Calliodentaliidae Dentaliidae Fustiariidae Gadilinidae Laevidentaliidae Omniglyptidae Prodentaliidae Progadilina Rhabdidae Suevidontus

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (3 collections), Chile (1), Costa Rica (4), Cuba (1), Ecuador (1), France (1), Haiti (1), India (1), Italy (2), Jamaica (2), Japan (5), Mexico (8), Morocco (1), Panama (3), Spain (2), Taiwan (9), Thailand (2), United States (28: California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina), Yemen (2)

• Pliocene of Algeria (3), Antarctica (1), Australia (1), Belgium (1), Costa Rica (12), the Dominican Republic (4), Ecuador (12), Haiti (1), India (1), Indonesia (9), Italy (5), Jamaica (4), Japan (3), Mexico (3), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (22), Papua New Guinea (1), South Africa (2), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (14), the United Kingdom (2), United States (26: California, Florida, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (9)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4), South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Argentina (5), Australia (7), Austria (4), Belgium (3), Brazil (4), Chile (19), Colombia (40), Costa Rica (6), Cyprus (3), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (6), France (1), Germany (58), Grenada (5), Haiti (1), India (1), Indonesia (13), Italy (7), Japan (39), Malaysia (1), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (15), Panama (58), Papua New Guinea (3), the Philippines (1), Romania (2), Slovakia (2), Trinidad and Tobago (17), United States (37: Alaska, California, Florida, Maryland, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Costa Rica (1), Denmark (6), Ecuador (2), France (19), Germany (2), Hungary (5), Italy (1), Japan (22), Mexico (4), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (14), Panama (8), Peru (1), Romania (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Turkey (1), United States (84: Alaska, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), Argentina (1), Australia (3), Colombia (1), France (2), Germany (1), Indonesia (4), Italy (1), Jamaica (2), Libya (1), Mexico (5), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (13), Nigeria (2), Pakistan (10), Panama (3), Peru (3), Spain (16), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (33), United States (204: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Australia (3), Austria (2), Belgium (1), Denmark (7), Egypt (1), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (11), Nigeria (1), Pakistan (1), Poland (2), United States (83: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, Texas)

• Paleogene of United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (2), Australia (2), Canada (5: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan), France (10), Germany (3), Greenland (2), Indian Ocean (1), Mexico (1), Mozambique (3), New Zealand (40), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (1), Switzerland (2), USSR (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (209: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of Germany (33), Greenland (22), India (33), New Zealand (3), Poland (36), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (2: Alaska, Montana)

• Triassic of China (13), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Hungary (3), Italy (32), New Zealand (1), Papua New Guinea (2), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (9), Slovakia (2), United States (2: Utah)

• Leonard of United States (2: Montana, Utah)

• Permian of Australia (1), Canada (2: Alberta, Nunavut), China (20), India (2), Japan (1), Mexico (6), New Zealand (5), Pakistan (43), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (85: Arizona, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Virgilian of United States (6: Illinois, Maryland, Nebraska, New Mexico)

• Desmoinesian of United States (29: Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Chesterian of United States (1: Nevada)

• Carboniferous of Australia (3), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), United States (20: Alaska, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas)

• Silurian of United States (1: Alaska)

• Ordovician of United States (1: Kentucky)

Total: 1912 collections including 2463 occurrences

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