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Schizochiton

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Schizochitonidae

Taxonomy
Schizochiton was named by Gray (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R]. It is extant. Its type is Chiton incisus.

It was assigned to Schizochitonidae by Ladd (1966), Beesley (1998) and Wells and Houston (2001); and to Neoloricata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Schizochiton Gray
1966Schizochiton Ladd p. 21
1998Schizochiton Beesley p. 183
2001Schizochiton Wells and Houston p. 83
2002Schizochiton 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
genusSchizochitonGray 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