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Lepidozona Pilsbry 1892 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Ischnochitonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8091

Alternative spelling: Ischnochiton (Lepidozona)

Parent taxon: Ischnochitonidae according to R. T. Abbott 1974

Sister taxa: Allochiton, Callochitoninae, Chaetopleurinae, Cyanoplax, Heterochiton, Ischnochitoninae, Lepidochitoninae, Schizoplacinae, Stenoplax, Stenosemus, Tonicella

Subtaxa: Ischnochiton (Lepidozona) pectinulatus, Lepidozona cowlitzensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer