PaleoDB taxon number: 171698
Full reference: J., J.r. Pojeta, D. J. Eernisse, R. D. Hoare and M. D. Henderson. 2003. Echinociton dufoei: a new spiny Ordovician chiton. Journal of Paleontology 77(4):646-654
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: BMNH 1996.045.01 (articulated specimen). Its type locality is Top of quarry, north side of Wisconsin State Rte 81, 6.4 km west of Rte 213, which is in a Blackriveran carbonate limestone in the Grand Detour Formation of Wisconsin.
Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer
Average measurements (in mm): articulated specimen 30.0 x 40.0