Cadulus Philippi 1844 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Gadilida - Gadilidae

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

See also Caetano et al. 2006, Gardner 1947, Mansfield 1925, Martin 1904, Sepkoski 2002, Ward and Blackwelder 1987, Wells and Houston 2001 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Bathycadulus, Costentalina, Gadila, Sulcogadila

Subtaxa: Cadulus acuminatus Cadulus bellulus Cadulus caronensis Cadulus conradi Cadulus eliezeri Cadulus infans Cadulus jacksonensis Cadulus nerta Cadulus newtonensis Cadulus ovulum Cadulus parianus Cadulus thallus Cadulus yatalensis

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Type: Dentalium ovulum

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Costa Rica (4), Ecuador (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Panama (2), United States (3: California, Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (6), Ecuador (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (3), Mexico (1), Panama (13), United States (12: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Alaska)

• Miocene of Australia (3), the Dominican Republic (3), Germany (2), Grenada (2), Indonesia (1), New Zealand (2), Panama (49), Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (16: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey)

• Oligocene of Denmark (1), Haiti (1), Hungary (2), Panama (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (14: Mississippi, Washington)

• Eocene of Antarctica (3), Colombia (1), Mexico (3), the United Kingdom (2), United States (122: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), Germany (1), United States (40: Alabama, Louisiana, Maryland, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta), United States (76: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 402 collections including 427 occurrences

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