†order Septemchitonida Bergenhayn 1955 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Septemchitonida

Full reference: J.M.R. Bergenhayn. 1955. Die fossilen Schwedischen Loricaten nebst einer vorläufigen Revision des Systems der ganzen Klasse Loricata. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, Nya Förhandlingar, Avdelningen 2 51(8):1-46

Parent taxon: Paleoloricata according to R. D. Hoare and J. Pojeta 2006

Sister taxa: Alastega, Arctoplax, Aulochitonidae, Bursata, Chelodina, Cobcrephora, Echinochitonidae, Enetoplax, Hawthorneachiton, Heloplax, Mattheviidae, Plectrochiton, Priscochiton, Probolaeum, Sarkachiton, Septemchiton, Solenocaris, Thairoplax

Subtaxa: Alastegiidae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution: found only at USGS 6034-CO, Sulphur Well(s), New Watts Mill Rd., Little Hickman A section (Ordovician of Kentucky)

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