hippurite

hippurite

(ˈhɪpjʊˌraɪt)
n
(Palaeontology) an extinct type of bivalve mollusc (family Hippuritidae) found as fossils from the late Cretaceous period
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The taxa examined were Hippurites socialis Douville from Piolenc (just NW of Orange) in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur region of southeastern France (see also Skelton, 1976) and Hippurites sublaevis Matheron from Sant Marti de Vilanoveta, Sant Corneli Formation, Sant Pere de Vilanoveta Member, Catalonia, Spain (location details in Gili and Skelton, 2000).
One shell of Chama arcana and two shells of Hippurites socialis were sectioned and polished with diamond-impregnated discs (Struers Planopol-2 polishing machine; Struers, Westlake, OH) with grit sizes 3, 1, and 0.75 [micro]m, followed by a final polishing with colloidal silica.
The results of EBSD for both Chama arcana and Hippurites socialis were basically similar (Fig.
*p 1835 Hippurites longifolia Lindley and Hutton, p.
122 (substitute name for Lindley and Hutton's Hippurites longifolia).
Copy of Hippurites longifolia as figured by Lindley and Hutton (1835, pl.