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Chiton (Chiton) cretaceous

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Chitonidae

Taxonomy
Chiton cretaceous was named by Berry (1939). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Chiton (Chiton) cretaceous by Smith (1973).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Chiton cretaceous Berry pp. 211-213 figs. pl. 9, figs. 1-3
1973Chiton (Chiton) cretaceous Smith p. 12

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
Serialia
classPolyplacophorade Blainville 1816
orderNeoloricataBergenhayn 1955
familyChitonidaeRafinesque 1815
genusChiton
subgenusChitonLinnaeus 1758
speciescretaceous(Berry 1939)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available