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Molluscs of Tasmania

Ischnochitonidae – Callistoplacinae: Callistochiton mawlei Iredale & May, 1916 (‘Mawle’s beautiful chiton’)

Synonym(s): mawlei Iredale & May, 1916.
Typical shell-length 18 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally on rocks. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS and VIC).


Class: Polyplacophora
Subclass: Chelodina
Order: Neoloricata
Superfamily: Ischnochitonina
Family: Callistoplacidae
Genus: Callistochiton

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