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genus

Acanthopleura Guilding, 1829

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Polyplacophora - chitons »  order Ischnochitonina »  family Chitonidae »  subfamily Acanthopleurinae

Scientific synonyms

Acanthozostera Iredale & Hull, 1926
Amphitomura Pilsbry, 1893
Clavarizona Hull, 1923
Francisia Carpenter in Dall, 1882
Maugeria Gray, 1857
Mesotomura Pilsbry, 1893
Planispina Is. Taki, 1962
Rhopalopleura Thiele, 1893
Sclerochiton Dall, 1882
Corephium Gray, 1847

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Included taxa

Number of records: 9

species Acanthopleura arenosa Ferreira, 1986
species Acanthopleura curtisiana (E.A. Smith, 1884)
species Acanthopleura gaimardi (Blainville, 1825)
species Acanthopleura gemmata (Blainville, 1825)
species Acanthopleura granulata (Gmelin, 1791) - West Indian Fuzzy Chiton

Acanthopleura granulata - West Indian Fuzzy Chiton

species Acanthopleura hirtosa (Blainville, 1825)
species Acanthopleura miles (Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1893)
species Acanthopleura spinosa (Bruguière, 1792)
species Acanthopleura vaillantii Rochebrune, 1882

Acanthopleura vaillantii


Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [53474e2e-ac92-49da-95e2-b19a5431f613]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Acanthopleura Guilding, 1829]
Data retrieved on: 16 February 2015

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