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Leptochiton algesirensis Capellini 1859 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Leptochitonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 333622

Alternative combination: Chiton algesirensis

Synonym: Lepidopleurus (Leptochiton) algesirensis Angelo and Palazzi 1989 (taxon 333623)

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

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer