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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Polyplacophora
Ordo: Lepidopleurina
Familia: Hanleyidae
Genus: Xylochiton
Species: X. xylophagus

Xylochiton Gowlett-Holmes & A.M. Jones, 1992: 17

Type species: Xylochiton xylophagus Gowlett-Holmes & A.M. Jones, 1992


Gowlett-Holmes, K.L. & Jones, A.M. 1992. Xylochitonidae fam. n., a new family of deep-water chitons, with descritpions of a new genus and species from New Zealand (Polyplacophora: Lepidopleurina). Journal of the Malacological Society of Australia 13: 35–44.
Kaas, P., & R.A. Van Belle. 1994. Monograph of Living Chitons (Mollusca: Polyplacophora). Volume 5. Suborder Ischnochitonina: Ischnochitonidae: Ischnochitoninae (concluded), Callistoplacinae; Mopaliidae. Additions to Volumes 1-4. E.J. Brill, Leiden. 402 p.

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