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Hipponix antiquatus Linnaeus 1767 (hoof shell)

Gastropoda - Vanikoroidea - Hipponicidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 157325

Alternative combinations: Amalthea antiquata, Amalthea antiquatus, Hipponyx antiquata, Patella antiquata

Belongs to Hipponix according to N.E. Weisbord 1962

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer-suspension feeder