Dentalium (Fissidentalium) Fischer 1885 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

Parent taxon: Dentalium according to Fischer 1885

See also Moore 1976 and Moore 1984

Sister taxa: Dentalium (Dentalium), Dentalium (Graptacme), Dentalium (Laevidentalium), Dentalium (Pseudantilis), Dentalium agassizi, Dentalium alazanum, Dentalium angsananum, Dentalium aratum, Dentalium arcotinum, Dentalium arctum, Dentalium ashiyaensis, Dentalium atratum, Dentalium attenuatum, Dentalium bifrons, Dentalium bitubatum, Dentalium bocasense, Dentalium caduloide, Dentalium californicum, Dentalium cannaliculatum, Dentalium cooperi, Dentalium cossmannianum, Dentalium decoratum, Dentalium denotatum, Dentalium dumblei, Dentalium giganteum, Dentalium gonatodes, Dentalium hamatum, Dentalium hanguense, Dentalium hecetaensis, Dentalium indianum, Dentalium junghuhni, Dentalium klipsteini, Dentalium laeve, Dentalium laevigatum, Dentalium laqueatum, Dentalium latisulcatum, Dentalium leve, Dentalium lombardicum, Dentalium mancorens, Dentalium microstria, Dentalium minutistriatum, Dentalium montense, Dentalium moreanum, Dentalium multicanaliculatum, Dentalium nanaimoense, Dentalium neohexagonum, Dentalium numerosum, Dentalium ovale, Dentalium porterensis, Dentalium pseudonyma, Dentalium radiolineata, Dentalium rimosum, Dentalium rugiferum, Dentalium sacheri, Dentalium sandbergeri, Dentalium schencki, Dentalium schlosseri, Dentalium simile, Dentalium solidum, Dentalium sorbii, Dentalium soriense, Dentalium speyeri, Dentalium stentor, Dentalium stramineum, Dentalium subcompressum, Dentalium sundkrogensis, Dentalium tenuicostatum, Dentalium tenuistriatum, Dentalium tornatissimum, Dentalium triquetrum, Dentalium vacavillensis, Dentalium yasilum

Subtaxa: Dentalium (Fissidentalium) laneensis

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (2 collections)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (5)

• Miocene of Indonesia (2), Panama (3)

• Oligocene of United States (12: California, Oregon)

• Eocene of United States (22: California, Oregon, Washington)

Total: 46 collections including 47 occurrences

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