Craspedochiton Shuttleworth 1853 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Acanthochitonidae

Parent taxon: Acanthochitonidae according to R. T. Abbott 1974

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wells and Houston 2001

Sister taxa: Acanthochitona, Acanthochitoninae, Bassethullia, Callistochitoninae, Cryptochiton, Cryptoconchus, Cryptoplax, Leptoplax, Notoplax

Subtaxa: Craspedochiton altavillensis Craspedochiton eernissei

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer


• Pliocene of Italy (6 collections)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Washington)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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