Taxon profile


Chiton olivaceus Spengler, 1797

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

Scientific synonyms

Chiton (Rhyssoplax) olivaceus Spengler, 1797
Chiton estuarii Brusina, 1870
Chiton polii Deshayes, 1835
Chiton rubellus Nardo, 1847
Chiton siculus Gray J.E., 1828
Chiton squammulosus Dollfus, 1883
Chiton striatus Brusina, 1870
Lepidopleurus sulcatus Risso, 1826
Rhyssoplax olivacea (Spengler, 1797)


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Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Chiton olivaceus Spengler, 1797]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Chiton olivaceus SPENGLER, 1797]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013
IT Repetto G., Orlando F. & Arduino G. (2005): Conchiglie del Mediterraneo, Amici del Museo "Federico Eusebio", Alba, Italy [as Chiton olivaceus Spengler, 1797]
EN Petović S., Gvozdenović S., Ikica Z. (2017): An Annotated Checklist of the Marine Molluscs of the South Adriatic Sea (Montenegro) and a Comparison with Those of Neighbouring Areas, Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 17: 921-934 [as Chiton olivaceus Spengler, 1797]
SP Tarruella Ruestes, A. & Fontanet Giner, M. (2001): Moluscos marinos del Golf de Sant Jordi (L'Ampolla) y del Port dels Alfacs [], Spira, 1(1): 1-5 [as Chiton olivaceus (Spengler, 1797)]
SP Tarruella Ruestes, A. (2002): Moluscos marinos de Cap Ras y Llançà (Girona, NE de la península Ibérica) [], Spira, 1(2): 1-14 [as Chiton olivaceus Spengler, 1797]

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