PaleoDB taxon number: 126749
Alternative combination: Helminthochiton girtyi
Full reference: R. D. Hoare and A. G. Smith. 1984. Permian Polyplacophora (Mollusca) from west Texas. Journal of Paleontology 58(1):82-103
Type specimen: USNM 330865, a valve (Intermediate 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