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Molluscs of Tasmania

Acanthochitonidae – Acanthochitoninae: Acanthochitona gatliffi Ashby, 1919 (‘Gatliff’s chiton’)

Synonym(s): gatliffi Ashby, 1919.

Typical shell-length 11 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally on rocks. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA).


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

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available