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Pterochiton

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Lepidopleuridae

Taxonomy
Pterochiton was named by Carpenter (1882) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour P l Sepkoski's reference number: 277 Carpenter in Dall, 1882]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Lepidopleuridae by Debrock et al. (1984); and to Neoloricata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Pterochiton Carpenter
1984Pterochiton Debrock et al. p. 1129 fig. 7
2002Pterochiton Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
Serialia
classPolyplacophorade Blainville 1816
orderNeoloricataBergenhayn 1955
suborderLepidopleurina
familyLepidopleuridaePilsbry 1892
genusPterochitonCarpenter 1882

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