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Species / Arrhoges Fodai


Original description of Drepanocheilus (Arrhoges) fodai by Abbass, 1967:

  • "Shell medium, fusiform; spire turriculate, consisting of numerous convex whorls; sutures deep; ornament shows 18-20 almost orthocline axial ribs separated by wider interspaces; surface crossed by numerous spiral cords separated by interspaces equal to or wider than their own width; body whorl conical, contracted anteriorly into long beak; aperture not preserved; outer lip wing-shaped, extending along spire, with one lateral canal."

Locus typicus: Kait-Bey, Gebel Mokattam, Egypt

Stratum typicum: middle Eocene

Dimensions: Spire angle 30, height 47 mm, whorl height 11 mm, whorl width 13 mm


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