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†family Dycheiidae Pojeta et al. 2010 (chiton)

Polyplacophora

PaleoDB taxon number: 171663

Full reference: J., J.r. Pojeta, M. J. Vendrasco, and G. Darrough. 2010. Upper Cambrian chitons (Mollusca, Polyplacophora) from Missouri, USA. Bulletins of American Paleontology (379)1-182

Parent taxon: Polyplacophora according to J., Jr. Pojeta et al. 2010

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

Subtaxa: Dycheia, Paradycheia

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer