Septemchiton (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Paleoloricata

Parent taxon: Paleoloricata according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (3: Iowa collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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