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Paradentalium americanum

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

Taxonomy
Dentalium americanum was named by Chenu (1843). It is extant.

It was recombined as Paradentalium americanum by Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Dentalium americanum Chenu
1849Dentalium texasianum Philippi
2008Paradentalium americanum Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classScaphopodaBronn 1862
orderDentaliidaDa Costa 1776
familyDentaliidaeGray 1834
genusParadentaliumCotton and Godfrey 1933
speciesamericanum(Chenu 1843)

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