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Molluscs of Tasmania

Chitonidae – Chitoninae: Chiton (Rhyssoplax) jugosus Gould, 1846 (‘juicy chiton’)

Synonym(s): jugosus Gould, 1846 concentricus Reeve, 1847.

Typical shell-length not yet determined. Lives subtidally and offshore on rocks. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Polyplacophora
Subclass: Chelodina
Order: Neoloricata
Superfamily: Ischnochitonina
Family: Chitonidae
Genus: Chiton

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