Gotlandochiton Bergenhayn 1955 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Paleoloricata - Gotlandochitonidae

Full reference: J.M.R. Bergenhayn. 1955. Die fossilen Schwedischen Loricaten nebst einer vorläufigen Revision des Systems der ganzen Klasse Loricata. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, Nya Förhandlingar, Avdelningen 2 51(8):1-46

Parent taxon: Gotlandochitonidae according to J.M.R. Bergenhayn 1955

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Eochiton, Ivoechiton, Paleochiton

Subtaxa: Gotlandochiton hami Gotlandochiton interplicatus

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Type: Gotlandochiton interplicatus

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Silurian of Sweden (1 collection)

• Jefferson of United States (2: Oklahoma)

Total: 3 collections including 4 occurrences

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