Heloplax Cherns 1998 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Paleoloricata

Full reference: L. Cherns. 1998. Silurian polyplacophoran molluscs from Gotland, Sweden. Palaeontology 41(5):23-31

Parent taxon: Paleoloricata according to L. Cherns 1998

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

Subtaxa: Heloplax papilla

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Type: Heloplax papilla

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution: found only at Möllbos 1. 3150 m west of Sjonhem Church. (Silurian of Sweden)

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