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Cryptoplax

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Acanthochitonidae

Taxonomy
Cryptoplax was named by Blainville (1818) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Acanthochitonidae by Ladd (1966); to Cryptoplacidae by Wells and Houston (2001); and to Neoloricata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1818Cryptoplax Blainville p. 124
1966Cryptoplax Ladd p. 24
2001Cryptoplax Wells and Houston p. 45
2002Cryptoplax Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
Serialia
classPolyplacophorade Blainville 1816
orderNeoloricataBergenhayn 1955
suborderAcanthochitoninaBergenhayn 1930
familyAcanthochitonidaePilsbry 1893
genusCryptoplaxBlainville 1818

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