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Lekiskochiton fornicis Hoare and Smith 1984 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Lepidopleuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 126745

Full reference: R. D. Hoare and A. G. Smith. 1984. Permian Polyplacophora (Mollusca) from west Texas. Journal of Paleontology 58(1):82-103

Belongs to Lekiskochiton according to R. D. Hoare and A. G. Smith 1984

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 330863, a valve (Tail valve). Its type locality is USNM726d, Hess Canyon, Glass Mountains, which is in a Roadian slope limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer