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Chaetopleura

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Chaetopleuridae

Taxonomy
Chaetopleura was named by Shuttleworth (1853) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1029]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Ischnochitonidae by Martin (1904); to Neoloricata by Sepkoski (2002); and to Chaetopleuridae by Abbott (1974) and Rosenberg (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Chaetopleura Shuttleworth
1904Chaetopleura Martin p. 270
1974Chaetopleura Abbott p. 400
2002Chaetopleura Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Chaetopleura Rosenberg

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
Serialia
classPolyplacophorade Blainville 1816
orderNeoloricataBergenhayn 1955
familyChaetopleuridaePlate 1899
genusChaetopleuraShuttleworth 1853

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