Tentaculita

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Tentaculita
Temporal range: 485–165 Ma
Early Ordovician to Middle Jurassic (Vinn 2010)
TentaculitidDevonian.jpg
Tentaculitids from the Devonian of Maryland.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca (?)
Class: Tentaculita
Boucek 1964
Orders and genera of uncertain placement

Tentaculita is an extinct class of uncertain placement ranging from the Early Ordovician to the Middle Jurassic. They were suspension feeders with a near worldwide distribution. For a more thorough discussion, see Tentaculites.

Tentaculita also includes Cornulitida and Microconchida.

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