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Dentalium  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 82118

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassScaphopoda Bronn, 1862 – tusk shells, scaphopodes, dentálio, scafópode  
                   OrderDentaliida da Costa, 1776  
                         FamilyDentaliidae Children, 1834  
                            GenusDentalium Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Dentalium agassizi Pilsbry and Sharp, 1897 – stained tuskshell 
                               Species Dentalium americanum Chenu, 1843 – American tuskshell 
                               Species Dentalium antillarum D'Orbigny, 1842  
                               Species Dentalium bartletti Henderson, 1920  
                               Species Dentalium calamus Dall, 1889  
                               Species Dentalium callipeplum Dall, 1889  
                               Species Dentalium callithrix Dall, 1889  
                               Species Dentalium carduum Dall, 1889  
                               Species Dentalium ceratum (Dall, 1881)  
                               Species Dentalium circumcinctum Watson, 1879  
                               Species Dentalium dalli Pilsbry and Sharp, 1897  
                               Species Dentalium ensiculus Jeffereys, 1877  
                               Species Dentalium floridense J. B. Henderson, 1920  
                               Species Dentalium gouldii Dall, 1889 – gould tuskshell 
                               Species Dentalium inversum Deshayes, 1825  
                               Species Dentalium laqueatum A. E. Verrill, 1885 – reticulate tuskshell 
                               Species Dentalium neohexagonum Sharp and Pilsbry, 1897 – hexagon tuskshell 
                               Species Dentalium occidentale Stimpson, 1851  
                               Species Dentalium ophiodon Dall, 1881  
                               Species Dentalium perlongum Dall, 1881  
                               Species Dentalium pilsbryi Rehder, 1942  
                               Species Dentalium pretiosum Sowerby, 1860  
                               Species Dentalium rebeccaense Henderson, 1920  
                               Species Dentalium rectius Carpenter, 1864  
                               Species Dentalium stenochizum Pilsbry and Sharp, 1897  
                               Species Dentalium taphrium Dall, 1889  
                               Species Dentalium texasianum Philippi, 1848  
                               Species Dentalium tubulatum Henderson, 1920  
                               Species Dentalium vallicolens Raymond, 1904 – trench tuskshell 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Dentalium   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Steiner, Gerhard, and Alan R. Kabat  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalogue of supraspecific taxa of Scaphopoda (Mollusca)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoosystema, vol. 23, no. 3   
  Page(s): 433-460   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1280-9551   
  Reference for: Dentalium   

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