Dentalium diarrhox

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Dentalium diarrhox
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Scaphopoda
Order: Dentaliida
Family: Dentaliidae
Genus: Dentalium
Species: D. diarrhox
Binomial name
Dentalium diarrhox
Watson, 1879

Dentalium diarrhox is a species of tusk shell, a marine scaphopod mollusk in the family Dentaliidae.

This species is endemic to New Zealand waters. It is found north east of East Cape at about 1,300 m, on the Chatham Rise at about 220 m, and in the Tasman Sea at about 610 m.[1]


  1. ^ Powell, A W B (1979). New Zealand Mollusca. Auckland, New Zealand: William Collins Publishers Ltd. pp. 500p. ISBN 0-00-216906-1.