Hipponix (Antisabia) Iredale 1917 (hoof shell)

Gastropoda - Vanikoroidea - Hipponicidae

Alternative spelling: Antisabia

Parent taxon: Hipponix according to H. S. Ladd 1972

See also MacNeil 1960 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: 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 ovalis, Hipponyx pygmaea, Hipponyx tumens, Hipponyx woodi

Subtaxa: Hipponix (Antisabia) foliacea

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (4 collections), the Bahamas (3), Japan (1), New Zealand (2), United States (4: Hawaii)

• Pliocene of Fiji (1)

• Miocene of Fiji (1), the Marshall Islands (2)

Total: 18 collections including 19 occurrences

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