Antalis Adams and Adams 1854 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

Alternative spellings: Antale, Dentalium (Antalis)

Synonym: Entaliopsis Newton and Harris 1894

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

See also Gardner 1947, Jeffery and Tracey 1997, Marasti 1973, Sepkoski 2002, Waagen 1880 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Coccodentalium, Compressidentalium, Dentalium, Eodentalium, Eudentalium, Fissidentalium, Graptacme, Lentigodentalium, Paleodentalium, Paradentalium, Pictodentalium, Plagioglypta, Schizodentalium, Striodentalium, Tesseracme

Subtaxa: Antalis acuta Antalis angusta Antalis bouei Antalis constricta Antalis interruptum Antalis kickxii

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection), United States (3: Florida)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Austria (4), the Dominican Republic (3), Germany (8), Indonesia (2), Italy (7), Japan (2), United States (11: Florida)

• Oligocene of Denmark (4), France (8), Germany (1), Italy (1), Mexico (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Turkey (1)

• Eocene of France (2), Mexico (3), Spain (15), the United Kingdom (7), United States (36: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (7)

• Triassic of China (1), Germany (1), Slovakia (2)

• Permian of Pakistan (3)

• Carboniferous of China (1)

Total: 146 collections including 173 occurrences

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