†family Aulochitonidae Pojeta et al. 2010 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Paleoloricata - Aulochitonidae

Full reference: J., J.r. Pojeta, M. J. Vendrasco, and G. Darrough. 2010. Upper Cambrian chitons (Mollusca, Polyplacophora) from Missouri, USA. Bulletins of American Paleontology (379)1-182

Parent taxon: Paleoloricata according to J., Jr. Pojeta et al. 2010

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

Subtaxa: Aulochiton

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Cambrian of United States (4: Missouri collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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