Listrochiton weiri Hoare and Pojeta, Jr. 2006 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Paleoloricata - Preacanthochitonidae

Full reference: R. D. Hoare and J. Pojeta, Jr. 2006. Ordovician Polyplacophora (Mollusca) from North America. 80(sp64):1-27

Belongs to Listrochiton according to R. D. Hoare and J. Pojeta 2006

Sister taxon: Listrochiton productus

Type specimen: USNM 523919, a valve (Plate I). Its type locality is USGS 6915-CO. Boyle County Quarry northeast of Perryville, which is in a Chatfieldian carbonate limestone in the Lexington Limestone Formation of Kentucky.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (3: Kentucky collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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