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Acanthochitona (glass-hair chiton)

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Acanthochitonidae

Taxonomy
Acanthochitona was named by Gray (1821) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 889]. It is extant. Its type is Chiton fascicularis.

It was assigned to Neoloricata by Sepkoski (2002); and to Acanthochitonidae by Ladd (1966), Abbott (1974), Wells and Houston (2001) and Rosenberg (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1821Acanthochitona Gray p. 234
1966Acanthochitona Ladd p. 24
1974Acanthochitona Abbott p. 406
2001Acanthochitona Wells and Houston p. 21
2002Acanthochitona Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Acanthochitona Rosenberg

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
Serialia
classPolyplacophorade Blainville 1816
orderNeoloricataBergenhayn 1955
suborderAcanthochitoninaBergenhayn 1930
familyAcanthochitonidaePilsbry 1893
genusAcanthochitonaGray 1821

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