Chelodes cooperi Bergenhayn 1960 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Paleoloricata - Mattheviidae

Alternative combinations: Praecanthochiton cooperi, Preacanthochiton cooperi

Full reference: J.R.M. Bergenhayn. 1960. Cambrian and Ordovician loricates from North America. Journal of Paleontology 34(2):168-178

Belongs to Chelodes according to J., Jr. Pojeta et al. 2010

See also Bergenhayn 1960 and Runnegar et al. 1979

Sister taxa: Chelodes actinis, Chelodes bergmani, Chelodes whitehousei

Type specimen: USNM 137370

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer


• Cambrian of United States (2: Missouri collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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