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Callistochiton

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata

Taxonomy
Callistochiton was named by Carpenter (1879) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Callistoplacidae by Abbott (1974); to Callistoplacinae by Wells and Houston (2001); and to Neoloricata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Callistochiton Carpenter
1974Callistochiton Abbott p. 399
2001Callistochiton Wells and Houston p. 52
2002Callistochiton 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)
subfamilyCallistoplacidae(Dall 1879)
genusCallistochitonCarpenter 1879

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