Paleochiton Smith and Toomey 1964 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Paleoloricata - Gotlandochitonidae

Full reference: A. G. Smith and D. F. Toomey. 1964. Chitons from the Kindblade Formation (Lower Ordovician), Arbuckle Mountains, southern Oklahoma. Oklahoma Geological Survey Circular 1-41

Parent taxon: Gotlandochitonidae according to A. G. Smith and D. F. Toomey 1964

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Eochiton, Gotlandochiton, Ivoechiton

Subtaxa: Paleochiton kindbladensis Paleochiton siskiyouensis

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Type: Paleochiton kindbladensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer


• Silurian of United States (1: California collection)

• Jefferson of United States (1: Oklahoma)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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