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Leptochiton cancellatus Sowerby 1840 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Leptochitonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 333620

Alternative combinations: Chiton cancellatus, Lepidopleurus (Leptochiton) cancellatus

Belongs to Leptochiton according to B. Dell’Angelo et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Leptochiton (Leptochiton), Leptochiton (Parachiton), Leptochiton algesirensis, Leptochiton terryiverseni

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer