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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDentalium gadus Montagu, 1803 
AphiaID: 416439

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScaphopoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDentaliida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDentaliidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDentalium (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadila gadus (Montagu, 1803)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDentalium Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Montagu, G. (1803) Testacea Britannica or Natural History of British Shells, Marine, Land, and Fresh-water, Including the Most Minute: Systematically Arranged and Embellished with Figures. J. White, London, Vol. 1, xxxvii + 291 pp. and Vol. 2, 293–606 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/78694
page(s): 496 [details]

status source Jeffreys J.G. (1877). New and peculiar Mollusca of the order Solenoconchia procured during the Valorous expedition.. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4)19: 154-158, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26456780
page(s): 157 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment Mostly Scaphopoda, but the part which is referred to as "Hake's tooth" is likely to be Ditrupa arietina [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:416439
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2009-09-30 20:24:36Z  created  ten Hove, Harry
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Dentalium gadus Montagu, 1803. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=416439 on 2014-09-22
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