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Tonicia

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Chitonidae

Taxonomy
Tonicia was named by Gray (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m R Sepkoski's reference number: 1029]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Chiton (Tonicia) by Shuttleworth (1856).

It was assigned to Chiton by Shuttleworth (1856); to Chitoninae by Abbott (1974) and Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); to Toniciinae by Wells and Houston (2001); and to Neoloricata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Tonicia Gray
1856Chiton (Tonicia) Shuttleworth
1974Tonicia Abbott p. 406
1995Tonicia Pacaud and Le Renard p. 152
2001Tonicia Wells and Houston p. 42
2002Tonicia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
Serialia
classPolyplacophorade Blainville 1816
orderNeoloricataBergenhayn 1955
familyChitonidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyChitoninaeLinnaeus 1758
genusToniciaGray 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