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Dentalium General Characteristics

Dentalium General Characteristics

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General Characteristics of Dentalium

  • It is a marine mollusc
  • Dentalium is found burrowing in sand
  • The body completely enclosed by the mantle
  • The shell is slightly curved, tubular and opens at both the ends.
  • Gills absent, instead a part of mantle serves for gaseous exchange
  • There are present filamentous tentacles called the captacula, which are useful in feeding.
  • Sexes are separate and Development through trochophore larva

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