Robustum Stinchcomb and Darrough 1995 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Paleoloricata - Mattheviidae

Full reference: B.L. Stinchcomb and G. Darrough. 1995. Some molluscan problematica from the Upper Cambrian - Lower Ordovician of the Ozark uplift. Journal of Paleontology 69(1):52-65

Parent taxon: Mattheviidae according to J., Jr. Pojeta et al. 2010

See also Sepkoski 2002, Stinchcomb and Darrough 1995 and Vendrasco and Runnegar 2004

Sister taxa: Calceochiton, Chelodes, Eukteanochiton, Hemithecella, Matthevia, Spicuchelodes

Subtaxa: Robustum nodum Robustum phallerium

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (4: Missouri collections)

Total: 4 collections including 5 occurrences

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