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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MOPALIIDAE Mopalia beani MOLLUSCA, SCAPHOPODA DENTALIIDAE Dentalium pretiosum MOLLUSCA, GASTEROPODA CAECIDAE Caecum carpenteri CALYPTRAEIDAE Crepidula onyx Crepidula sp.
Moving to the University of Delaware, he wrote a 235-page dissertation on "A taxonomic and distributional study of the Western North Atlantic Dentaliidae." It might not have made the best seller list, but it was a fine piece of work that catapulted him into the thriving metropolis of Sapelo Island--a beautiful, isolated barrier island research station operated by the University of Georgia.
1758 + + Fusinus maroccensis Gmelin, 1791 + Striarca lactea Linnaeus, 1758 + Turbonilla acutissima Monterosato, 1884 + Clausinella fasciata da Costa, 1778 Scaphopoda/Species Dentalium tarentinum Lamarck, 1818 Dentaliidae sp.