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Cryptoplax Blainville 1818 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Acanthochitonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8069

Parent taxon: Acanthochitonidae according to H. S. Ladd 1966

Sister taxa: Acanthochitona, Acanthochitoninae, Bassethullia, Craspedochiton, Cryptochiton, Cryptoconchus, Leptoplax, Notoplax

Subtaxa: Cryptoplax menkrawitensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer