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Aulacochiton

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Schizochitonidae

Taxonomy
Aulacochiton was named by Shuttleworth. Its type is Aulochiton sannerae.

It was corrected as Aulochiton by Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Polyplacophora by Tyron (1884); to Schizochitonidae by Smith (1973); and to Neoloricata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Aulochiton Tyron p. 344
1973Aulacochiton Smith p. 7
2002Aulochiton Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
Serialia
classPolyplacophorade Blainville 1816
orderNeoloricataBergenhayn 1955
suborderIschnochitonina(Bergenhayn 1930)
familySchizochitonidaeDall 1885
genusAulacochitonShuttleworth

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