Thairoplax merriami Hoare 2000 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Paleoloricata

Full reference: R. D. Hoare. 2000. Silurian Polyplacophora and Rostroconchia (Mollusca) from Northern California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 52(3):23-31

Belongs to Thairoplax according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Hoare 2000

Sister taxa: Thairoplax birhombivalvis, Thairoplax pelta

Type specimen: Its type locality is USGS M1027 - 2 kilometers southeast of Parker Ranch, east fork of Scott River, which is in a Ludfordian carbonate limestone in the Gazelle Formation of California

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution: found only at USGS M1027 - 2 kilometers southeast of Parker Ranch, east fork of Scott River

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