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Hipponyx ovalis Abbass 1967 (hoof shell)

Gastropoda - Vanikoroidea - Hipponicidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 111475

Full reference: H. L. Abbass. 1967. A monograph on the Egyptian Paleocene and Eocene gastropods. United Arab Republic, Geological Survey-Geological Museum, Palaeontological Series, Monograph (4)1-154

Belongs to Hipponyx according to H. L. Abbass 1967

Sister taxa: Hipponix (Antisabia), Hipponix (Malluvium), Hipponix (Pilosabia), Hipponix antiquatus, Hipponix conicus, Hipponix interruptus, Hipponix pristinus, Hipponyx ainamurensis, Hipponyx carpenteri, Hipponyx ceras, Hipponyx conoides, Hipponyx cornucopae, Hipponyx costata, Hipponyx gomai, Hipponyx pygmaea, Hipponyx tumens, Hipponyx woodi

Type specimen: G351, a shell.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer-suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 10.0 x 33.0