Schematochiton arthurcooperi Smith 1976 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Lepidopleuridae

Alternative combination: Pterochiton arthurcooperi

Full reference: A. G. Smith. 1976. Two new Permian chitons from west Texas (Mollusca: Polyplacophora). The Veliger 18:281-288

Belongs to Schematochiton according to R. D. Hoare 2002

See also Smith 1976

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 211115, a valve (Intermediate valve)

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer


• Permian of United States (32: Texas collections)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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