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Polyplacophora Neoloricata Leptochitonidae 

Parachiton politus Saito, 1996

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Parachiton politus Saito, 1996


Primary Type: holotype Secondary Type: paratype Saito, H. 1996. p.169
NSMT Mo 70475 holotype Amami-Oshima Island, on rock buried in sand on reef
NSMT Mo 70491 paratype


Original Epithet:  politus
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Saito, H. 1996. p.169 
Original Text Name:  Parachiton politus
Original Genus:  Parachiton
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name       Saito, H. 1996. p.169 


 Saito, H. 1996. p.169 Type locality
 Saito, H. 1996. p.169 Type information
 Saito, H. 1996. p.173 Type illustration


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=72102) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.