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Onithochiton

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Chitonidae

Taxonomy
Onithochiton was named by Gray (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 899]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Toniciinae by Wells and Houston (2001); to Neoloricata by Sepkoski (2002); and to Chitonidae by Schwabe and Lozouet (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Onithochiton Gray
2001Onithochiton Wells and Houston p. 40
2002Onithochiton Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Onithochiton Schwabe and Lozouet p. 625

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
Serialia
classPolyplacophorade Blainville 1816
orderNeoloricataBergenhayn 1955
familyChitonidaeRafinesque 1815
genusOnithochitonGray 1847

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