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Aulacochiton praecursor

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Schizochitonidae

Taxonomy
Aulacochiton praecursor was named by Smith et al. (1968). It is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Aulacochiton praecursor Smith et al. pp. G6-G7 figs. pl. 1, figs. 4a-d
1973Aulacochiton praecursor Smith p. 20

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
Serialia
classPolyplacophorade Blainville 1816
orderNeoloricataBergenhayn 1955
suborderIschnochitonina(Bergenhayn 1930)
familySchizochitonidaeDall 1885
genusAulacochitonShuttleworth
speciespraecursorSmith et al. 1968

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