Taxon profile


West Indian Fuzzy Chiton
Acanthopleura granulata (Gmelin, 1791)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Polyplacophora - chitons »  order Ischnochitonina »  family Chitonidae »  genus Acanthopleura

Scientific synonyms

Chaetopleura granulata J. F. Gmelin, 1791
Chiton granulatus Gmelin, 1791
Chiton blauneri Shuttleworth, 1856
Chiton convexus Blainville, 1825
Chiton mucronulatus Shuttleworth, 1854
Chiton occidentalis Reeve, 1847
Chiton piceus Gmelin, 1791
Chiton salamander Spengler, 1797


Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Acanthopleura granulata Gmelin, 1791]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Acanthopleura granulata (GMELIN, 1791)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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