Hipponix interruptus Michelotti 1861 (hoof shell)

Gastropoda - Vanikoroidea - Hipponicidae

Alternative combinations: Amalthea interrupta, Hipponyx interruptus

Belongs to Hipponix according to M. Harzhauser 2004

Sister taxa: Hipponix (Antisabia), Hipponix (Malluvium), Hipponix (Pilosabia), Hipponix antiquatus, Hipponix conicus, Hipponix pristinus, Hipponyx ainamurensis, Hipponyx carpenteri, 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

Distribution: found only at AB/41 - Abadeh (Qom Fm) (Oligocene of Iran)

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