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Dentalium (Laevidentalium)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

Taxonomy
Dentalium (Laevidentalium) was named by Cossmann (1888) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Laevidentalium by Wienrich (1999), Wells and Houston (2001), Sepkoski (2002) and Reynolds and Steiner (2008).

It was assigned to Dentalium by Cossmann (1888), Oostingh (1935) and Gardner (1947); to Dentaliidae by Wienrich (1999); to Scaphopoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Laevidentaliidae by Wells and Houston (2001) and Reynolds and Steiner (2008).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Dentalium (Laevidentalium) Cossmann p. 7
1935Dentalium (Laevidentalium) Oostingh p. 123
1947Dentalium (Laevidentalium) Gardner p. 627
1999Laevidentalium Wienrich p. 264
2001Laevidentalium Wells and Houston p. 112
2002Laevidentalium Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Laevidentalium Reynolds and Steiner

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classScaphopodaBronn 1862
orderDentaliidaDa Costa 1776
familyDentaliidaeGray 1834
genusDentalium
subgenusLaevidentaliumCossmann 1888

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