Mopalia Gray 1847 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Mopaliidae

Parent taxon: Mopaliidae according to R. T. Abbott 1974

Sister taxa: Amicula, Heterochitoninae, Katharina, Katharininae, Mopaliinae, Placiphorella, Plaxiphora

Subtaxa: Mopalia (Dendrochiton)

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (5 collections), United States (14: California)

Total: 19 collections including 24 occurrences

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