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Cheilea equestris Linnaeus 1758 (hoof shell)

Gastropoda - Vanikoroidea - Hipponicidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 158729

Alternative combinations: Mitrularia equestris, Patella equestris

Belongs to Cheilea according to E. H. Vokes 1975

Sister taxa: Cheilea princetonia, Cheilea uncinata

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer-suspension feeder