Ivoechiton oklahomensis Smith and Toomey 1964 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Paleoloricata - Gotlandochitonidae

Full reference: A. G. Smith and D. F. Toomey. 1964. Chitons from the Kindblade Formation (Lower Ordovician), Arbuckle Mountains, southern Oklahoma. Oklahoma Geological Survey Circular 1-41

Belongs to Ivoechiton according to A. G. Smith and D. F. Toomey 1964

Sister taxa: Ivoechiton calathicolus, Ivoechiton levis

Type specimen: OU 5219, a valve. Its type locality is Mill Creek Section, 6 miles WSW of Mill Creek village, upper mound interval, which is in a Jefferson reef, buildup or bioherm wackestone/reef rocks in the Kindblade Formation of Oklahoma.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution: found only at Mill Creek Section, 6 miles WSW of Mill Creek village, upper mound interval

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