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Plaxiphora

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Mopaliidae

Taxonomy
Plaxiphora was named by Gray (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Plaxiphora Gray
2001Plaxiphora Wells and Houston p. 77
2002Plaxiphora 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)
familyMopaliidaeDall 1889
genusPlaxiphoraGray 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