Dentaliidae


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Dentaliidae

[‚dent·əl′ī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of mollusks in the class Scaphopoda; members have pointed feet.
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In a study of the shell ornaments of the French Aurignacian and Perigordian of France, Taborin (1993) found that people clearly selected particular species notably periwinkles, dogwinkles, turret shells and Dentaliidae species (tusk shells) for ornaments.
Name Common Family Genus species source name SCAPHOPODA Dentaliidae Dentalium sp.