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Chiton

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Chitonidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Chiton Linnaeus p. 667
1973Chiton Smith p. 7
1974Chiton Abbott p. 404
1995Chiton Pacaud and Le Renard p. 152
2001Chiton Wells and Houston p. 35
2002Chiton Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Chiton Schwabe and Lozouet p. 622

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
Serialia
classPolyplacophorade Blainville 1816
orderNeoloricataBergenhayn 1955
familyChitonidaeRafinesque 1815
genusChiton

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