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Molluscs of Tasmania

Acanthochitonidae – Acanthochitoninae: Acanthochitona coxi (Pilsbry, 1894) (‘Cox’s chiton’)

Synonym(s): coxi Pilsbry, 1894 lachrymosus May & Torr, 1912.

Typical shell-length 28 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally under rocks and stones. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Polyplacophora
Subclass: Chelodina
Order: Neoloricata
Superfamily: Acanthochitonina
Family: Acanthochitonidae
Subfamily: Acanthochitoninae
Genus: Acanthochitona

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