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Molluscs of Tasmania

Ischnochitonidae – Callochitoninae: Callochiton mayi Torr, 1912 (‘May’s beautiful chiton’)

Synonym(s): mayi Torr, 1913.
Typical shell-length 24 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore under rocks and stones. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Polyplacophora
Subclass: Chelodina
Order: Neoloricata
Superfamily: Ischnochitonina
Family: Callochitonidae
Genus: Callochiton

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