Taxon profile


Giant Pacific Chiton
Cryptochiton stelleri (Middendorff, 1847)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Polyplacophora - chitons »  order Acanthochitonina »  family Acanthochitonidae »  genus Cryptochiton

Scientific synonyms

Amicula stelleri A. T. von Middendorff, 1846


Cryptochiton stelleri - Giant Pacific Chiton

Author: Jerry Kirkhart

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Cryptochiton stelleri apicalis Pilsbry, 1893
subspecies Cryptochiton stelleri violacea Nordmann, 1862

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Cryptochiton stelleri Middendorff, 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 Cryptochiton stelleri (MIDDENDORFF, 1849)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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