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Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
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), Gardner (1947) and Squires (1984); to Dentaliidae by Wienrich (1999); to Scaphopoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Laevidentaliidae by Wells and Houston (2001) and Reynolds and Steiner (2008).
|Year||Name and author|
|1888||Dentalium (Laevidentalium) Cossmann p. 7|
|1935||Dentalium (Laevidentalium) Oostingh p. 123|
|1947||Dentalium (Laevidentalium) Gardner p. 627|
|1984||Dentalium (Laevidentalium) Squires p. 16|
|1999||Laevidentalium Wienrich p. 264|
|2001||Laevidentalium Wells and Houston p. 112|
|2002||Laevidentalium Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2008||Laevidentalium Reynolds and Steiner|
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