Taxon profile


Acanthochitona fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767)

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

Scientific synonyms

Chiton fascicularis Linnaeus, 1767
Acanthochiton fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767)
Acanthochites discrepans var. albina Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1900
Acanthochiton discrepans var. angustivalva Bergenhayn, 1931
Acanthochiton communis var. barashi Leloup, 1969
Acanthochites communis Risso, 1826
Acanthochitona communis (Risso, 1826)
Acanthochiton communis (Risso, 1826)
Chiton echinotus Blainville, 1825
Anisochiton discrepans var. elongata Dautzenberg, 1893


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Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Acanthochitona fascicularis (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 Acanthochitona fascicularis (LINNÉ, 1766)]
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 Acanthochitona fascicularis (Linné, 1767)]
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 Acanthochiton fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767)]
SP Peñas, A. & Almera, J. (2001): Malacofauna asociada a una pradera de Posidonia oceanica (L.) en Mataró (NE de la Península Ibérica), Spira, 1(1): 25-31 [as Acanthochitona fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767)]

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