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Family Mopaliidae Dall 1889 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 61197

Parent taxon: Ischnochitonina according to R. T. Abbott 1974

Sister taxa: Callistoplacidae, Pterygochiton, Schizochitonidae

Subtaxa: Amicula, Heterochitoninae, Katharina, Katharininae, Mopalia, Mopaliinae, Placiphorella, Plaxiphora

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer