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†subclass Paleoloricata Bergenhayn 1955 (chiton)

Polyplacophora

PaleoDB taxon number: 143948

Full reference: J.M.R. Bergenhayn. 1955. Die fossilen Schwedischen Loricaten nebst einer vorläufigen Revision des Systems der ganzen Klasse Loricata. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, Nya Förhandlingar, Avdelningen 2 51(8):1-46

Parent taxon: Polyplacophora according to R. D. Hoare and J. Pojeta 2006

Sister taxa: Dycheiidae, Mesoplacophora, Multiplacophora, Neoloricata, Prisochiton

Subtaxa: Alastega, Arctoplax, Aulochitonidae, Bursata, Chelodina, Cobcrephora, Echinochitonidae, Enetoplax, Hawthorneachiton, Heloplax, Mattheviidae, Plectrochiton, Priscochiton, Probolaeum, Sarkachiton, Septemchiton, Septemchitonida, Solenocaris, Thairoplax

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer