Dentalium longitrorsum

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Dentalium longitrorsum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Scaphopoda
Order: Dentaliida
Family: Dentaliidae
Genus: Dentalium
Subgenus: Laevidentalium
Species: D. longitrorsum
Binomial name
Dentalium longitrorsum
Reeve, 1842

Dentalium longitrorsum is a species of tusk shell, a marine scaphopod mollusk in the familyDentaliidae.


The shell is a slender and long, about 100mm. It is white with a slight curve and the openings at both ends are circular.[1]


  1. ^ Smythe, Kathleen (1982). Seashells of the Arabian Gulf. London: George Allen & Unwin. p. 123. ISBN 978-0-04-594001-1.