Reticulate Tusk Shell

Verrill, 1885

Dentalium laqueatum

Class:

Order:

Family:

Scaphopoda

Dentaliida

Dentaliidae

Dentaliidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 200150

Shell Information

Length (mm): 85

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to British Guiana

10 to 400 meters

Diet:

Habitat:

Marine; mud or muds mixed with sands

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase.?Dentalium laqueatum?Verrill, 1885. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=344159 on 2021-12-16

Kraeuter, J. N. (1972). A TAXONOMIC AND DISTRIBUTIONAL STUDY OF THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC DENTALIIDAE (MOLLUSCA: SCAPHOPODA). University of Delaware.