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Molluscs of Tasmania

Acanthochitonidae – Acanthochitoninae: Acanthochitona granostriatus (Pilsbry, 1894) (‘grainy-streaked chiton’)

Synonym(s): granostriata Pilsbry, 1894 tatei Torr & Ashby, 1898.

Typical shell-length 11 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally under rocks and stones. Native. Endemic to southern and eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


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

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