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Polyplacophora Neoloricata Leptochitonidae 

Parachiton guamensis Saito, 1996

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Parachiton guamensis Saito, 1996


Primary Type: holotype Secondary Type: paratype [original reference seen] Saito, H. 1996. p.163
NSMT Mo 70508 holotype Tumon Bay, Guam Island, underside on coral-shell sand on reef
NSMT Mo 70509 paratype


Original Epithet:  guamensis
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Saito, H. 1996. p.163 
Original Text Name:  Parachiton guamensis
Original Genus:  Parachiton
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name       Saito, H. 1996. p.163 


 Saito, H. 1996. p.163 [ original reference seen ]  Type locality
 Saito, H. 1996. p.163 [ original reference seen ]  Type information
 Saito, H. 1996. p.173 Type illustration


          Polyplacophora Blainville, 1816
            Neoloricata Bergenhayn, 1955
                Leptochitonidae Dall, 1889
                  Parachiton Thiele, 1909
                    Parachiton guamensis Saito, 1996
                      Parachiton guamensis Saito, 1996


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=72090) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.