Taxon profile


Northern Red Chiton
Tonicella rubra (Linnaeus, 1767)

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

Scientific synonyms

Ischnochiton ruber Linnaeus
Boreochiton ruber (Linnaeus, 1767)
Chiton cinereus Fabricius, 1780 non Linnaeus, 1797
Chiton incarnatus Reeve, 1848
Chiton latus Leach, 1852
Chiton minimus Spengler, 1797 non Gmelin, 1791

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Tonicella rubra Linnaeus, 1767]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Tonicella rubra (LINNÉ, 1767)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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