Coccodentalium Sacco, 1896

Caetano, Carlos Henrique Soares, Scarabino, Victor & Absalão, Ricardo Silva, 2006, Scaphopoda (Mollusca) from the Brazilian continental shelf and upper slope (13 º to 21 ºS) with descriptions of two new species of the genus Cadulus Philippi, 1844, Zootaxa 1267, pp. 1-47 : 18

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.173183

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DD06702D-A18D-4323-9CAE-D8F315FCCCC7

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6258404

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/CC6E8784-FFEB-FFA9-FF54-FEB8FBC1D7A6

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Coccodentalium Sacco, 1896
status

 

Coccodentalium Sacco, 1896

Type species

Dentalium radula Schröter, 1784 (original designation).

Diagnosis

Shell medium to large, nearly straight, solid, polished, white, usually with dark brown markings. Six primary ribs, secondary ribs present reaching oral area. Rib section round, irregular due to nodules, cancellate throughout. Intercostal spaces concave, transversally sculptured. Apex with flat V­shaped notch on ventral side, lumen circular. Section hexagonal to polygonal at apex, subpolygonal at aperture.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Scaphopoda

Order

Dentaliida

Family

Dentaliidae