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Pyknochiton Hoare 2000 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 85839

Full reference: R. D. Hoare. 2000. New Permian Polyplacophora (Mollusca) from Malaysia. Jounral of Paleontology 74(4):571-574

Parent taxon: Lepidopleurina according to R. D. Hoare 2000

Sister taxa: Acutichitonidae, Choriplacidae, Crassitudochitonidae, Gryphochitonidae, Hanleyidae, Homeochiton, Lepidopleuridae, Leptochitonidae, Ochmazochitonidae

Subtaxa: Pyknochiton lunatus

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Type: Pyknochiton lunatus

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer