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Paleochiton

Polyplacophora - Gotlandochitonidae

Taxonomy
Paleochiton was named by Smith and Toomey (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren]. Its type is Paleochiton kindbladensis.

It was assigned to Gotlandochitonidae by Smith and Toomey (1964); and to Paleoloricata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Paleochiton Smith and Toomey p. 20
2002Paleochiton Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
Serialia
classPolyplacophorade Blainville 1816
subclassPaleoloricata()
suborderChelodina
familyGotlandochitonidae
genusPaleochiton

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