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Taxon profile

genus

Chiton Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Polyplacophora - chitons »  order Ischnochitonina »  family Chitonidae »  subfamily Chitoninae

Scientific synonyms

Amaurochiton Thiele, 1893
Mucrosquama Iredale & Hull, 1926
Poeciloplax Thiele, 1893
Tegulaplax Iredale & Hull, 1926

Included taxa

Number of records: 37

species Chiton aerea L. A. Reeve, 1847
species Chiton albolineatus Broderip & Sowerby, 1829
species Chiton articulatus Sowerby, 1832
species Chiton baliensis (Bullock, 1989)
species Chiton canaliculata J. R. C. Quoy & J. P. Gaimard, 1835
species Chiton carnosus Carpenter in Angas, 1867
species Chiton corallinus (Risso, 1826)

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species Chiton crawfordi E. R. Sykes, 1899
species Chiton cumingsii Frembly, 1827

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species Chiton glaucus Gray, 1828 - Green chiton
species Chiton goodallii W. J. Broderip, 1832
species Chiton granosus Frembly, 1827
species Chiton hululensis (Smith E.A. in Gardiner, 1903)
species Chiton komaiana Is. & Iw. Taki, 1929
species Chiton kurodai Is. & Iw. Taki, 1929
species Chiton linsleyi Burghardt, 1973
species Chiton luchuana Is. Taki, 1962
species Chiton magnificus Deshayes, 1844

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species Chiton marmoratus Gmelin, 1791
species Chiton marquesanus H. A. Pilsbry, 1893
species Chiton nigrovirescens H. de Blainville, 1825
species Chiton olivaceus Spengler, 1797

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species Chiton particolor (Hull, 1923)
species Chiton phaseolinus T. A. di Monterosato, 1879
species Chiton pulchra Kaas, 1991
species Chiton squamosus C. Linnaeus, 1764
species Chiton stangeri L. A. Reeve, 1847
species Chiton stokesii W. J. Broderip, 1832
species Chiton sulcatus Wood, 1815

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species Chiton suteri T. Iredale, 1910
species Chiton tectiformis Is. Taki, 1938
species Chiton torri H. Suter, 1907
species Chiton tuberculatus Linnaeus, 1758 - West Indian Green Chiton
species Chiton tulipa J. R. C. Quoy & J. P. Gaimard, 1835
species Chiton verconis Torr & Ashby, 1898 - Verco's chiton
species Chiton virgulatus Sowerby, 1840
species Chiton viridis Spengler, 1797

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [03c3bb34-cb2e-4d73-84ca-f496e5709885]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Tegulaplax Iredale & Hull, 1926]
Data retrieved on: 16 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [6ad644e7-f937-4623-925d-814111b4b036]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Mucrosquama Iredale & Hull, 1926]
Data retrieved on: 16 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [76e20362-9e2a-4303-adda-c77097fb0386]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Amaurochiton Thiele, 1893]
Data retrieved on: 16 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [8b2b9c7c-888b-48bb-9fd9-2c775dfcd2c4]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Chiton Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 16 February 2015

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