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Listrochiton weiri

Polyplacophora - Preacanthochitonidae

Taxonomy
Listrochiton weiri was named by Hoare and Pojeta (2006). Its type specimen is USNM 523919, a valve (Plate I), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USGS 6915-CO. Boyle County Quarry northeast of Perryville, which is in a Chatfieldian carbonate limestone in the Lexington Limestone Formation of Kentucky. It is the type species of Listrochiton.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Listrochiton weiri Hoare and Pojeta, Jr. p. 11 fig. 8

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
Serialia
classPolyplacophorade Blainville 1816
subclassPaleoloricata()
suborderChelodina
familyPreacanthochitonidae
genusListrochiton
speciesweiri

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