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Arcochiton

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Acutichitonidae

Taxonomy
Arcochiton was named by Hoare and Sturgeon (1976) [Sepkoski's age data: C Mosc-l C Mosc-u Sepkoski's reference number: 277]. Its type is Arcochiton raymondi.

It was assigned to Neoloricata by Sepkoski (2002); and to Acutichitonidae by Debrock et al. (1984) and Hoare et al. (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Arcochiton Hoare and Sturgeon
1984Arcochiton Debrock et al.
2002Arcochiton Hoare et al. p. 263
2002Arcochiton Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
Serialia
classPolyplacophorade Blainville 1816
orderNeoloricataBergenhayn 1955
suborderLepidopleurina
familyAcutichitonidae
genusArcochiton

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