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Aulochiton sannerae Pojeta et al. 2010 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Paleoloricata - Aulochitonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 171660

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

Belongs to Aulochiton according to J., Jr. Pojeta et al. 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 537366, a valve (intermediate valve). Its type locality is Ulrich Loc. 455-v. south slope of hill (near top) 4-5 miles S of Potosi, which is in a Trempealeauan carbonate dolomite in the Eminence Formation of Missouri.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer