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Chitonidae

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Chitonidae

Taxonomy
Chitonidae was named by Rafinesque (1815) [m. kosnik taxon no: 7258]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Ischnochitonina by Smith (1973) and Abbott (1974); to Chitonina by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); and to Neoloricata by Beesley (1998) and Schwabe and Lozouet (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1815Chitonidae Rafinesque
1973Chitonidae Smith p. 7
1974Chitonidae Abbott p. 404
1995Chitonidae Pacaud and Le Renard p. 152
1998Chitonidae Beesley p. 177
2006Chitonidae Schwabe and Lozouet p. 622

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
Serialia
classPolyplacophorade Blainville 1816
orderNeoloricataBergenhayn 1955
familyChitonidaeRafinesque 1815
familyChitonidaeRafinesque 1815

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