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Lorica

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Schizochitonidae

Taxonomy
Lorica was named by Adams and A (1852) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes R Sepkoski's reference number: 1029]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Schizochitonidae by Beesley (1998) and Wells and Houston (2001); and to Neoloricata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1852Lorica Adams and A.
1998Lorica Beesley p. 183
2001Lorica Wells and Houston p. 82
2002Lorica 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)
familySchizochitonidaeDall 1885
genusLoricaAdams and A 1852

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