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Tonicia Gray 1847 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Chitonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8121

Alternative spelling: Chiton (Tonicia)

Parent taxon: Chitoninae according to J.-M. Pacaud and J. Le Renard 1995

Sister taxa: Enoplochiton, Mucrosquama, Sypharochiton, Tegulaplax

Subtaxa: Tonicia (Lucilina), Tonicia (Toniciopsis), Tonicia pannonica, Tonicia schrammi

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer