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Dentalium (Dentalium)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

Taxonomy
Dentalium (Dentalium) was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant. Its type is Dentalium (Dentalium) elephantinum.

It was assigned to Dentalium by Linnaeus (1758), Oostingh (1935), Marasti (1973), Pugaczewska (1984) and Perrilliat (1992).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Dentalium (Dentalium) Linnaeus
1935Dentalium (Dentalium) Oostingh p. 120
1973Dentalium (Dentalium) Marasti p. 113
1984Dentalium (Dentalium) Pugaczewska p. 54
1992Dentalium (Dentalium) Perrilliat p. 28

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classScaphopodaBronn 1862
orderDentaliidaDa Costa 1776
familyDentaliidaeGray 1834
genusDentalium
subgenusDentaliumLinnaeus 1758

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available