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Cryptochiton

Xiphosura - Sessilia - Scalpellidae

Taxonomy
Cryptochiton was named by Middendorff (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Acanthochitonidae by Berry (1922) and Abbott (1974); and to Neoloricata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Cryptochiton Middendorff
1922Cryptochiton Berry p. 457
1974Cryptochiton Abbott pp. 406, 407
2002Cryptochiton Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
subfamilyStramentinaeWithers 1920
Phosphatothoracica
Calamida
familyScalpellidaePilsbry 1907
familyCalanticidaeZevina 1978
suborderLepadomorphaGruvel 1905
Unilatera
familyNeolepadidae(Yamaguchi et al. 2004)
familyBrachylepadidaeWoodward 1901
orderSessiliaLamarck 1818
PoecilophysideaPepato et al. 2010
orderAcariformes(Zakhvatkin 1952)
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
EuchelicerataWeygoldt and Paulus 1979
Prosomapoda
classXiphosura()
orderXiphosuridaLatreille 1802
Planaterga
Dekatriata
SclerophorataKamenz et al. 2011
classArachnidaLamarck 1801
orderParasitiformes(Reuter 1909)
suborderMesostigmataCanestrini 1891
suborderSarcoptiformesReuter 1909
infraorderOribatidaDugès 1834
ParhyposomataGrandjean 1969
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderProductidaSarycheva and Sokolskaya 1959
suborderLyttoniidina
superfamilyLyttonioidea
phylumMollusca
Serialia
classPolyplacophorade Blainville 1816
orderNeoloricataBergenhayn 1955
classCaudofoveata
suborderAcanthochitoninaBergenhayn 1930
familyAcanthochitonidaePilsbry 1893
genusCryptochiton

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