Taxon profile


Shortened chiton
Ischnochiton contractus (Reeve, 1847)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Polyplacophora - chitons »  order Ischnochitonina »  family Ischnochitonidae »  genus Ischnochiton

Scientific synonyms

Chiton contractus Reeve, 1847
Chiton castus Reeve, 1847
Chiton decussatus Reeve, 1847
Lepidopleurus speciosus H. Adams & Angas, 1864
Chiton sulcatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
Gymnoplax urvillei Rochebrune, 1881
Ischnochiton intergranosus Pilsbry, 1892 (nomen nudum) nud.


Ischnochiton contractus - Shortened chiton

Author: Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W.

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [72f29a92-2af1-4a95-a261-24afff53f275]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Ischnochiton contractus (Reeve, 1847)]
Data retrieved on: 16 February 2015
EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Ischnochiton contractus (Reeve, 1847)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Ischnochiton contractus (REEVE, 1874)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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