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Molluscs of Tasmania

Ischnochitonidae – Ischnochitoninae: Ischnochiton (Ischnochiton) carinulatus (Reeve, 1847) (‘keeled chiton’)

Synonym(s): carinulatus Reeve, 1847 tateanus Bednall, 1897.
Typical shell-length 18 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore under rocks and stones. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Polyplacophora
Subclass: Chelodina
Order: Neoloricata
Superfamily: Ischnochitonina
Family: Ischnochitonidae
Subfamily: Ischnochitoninae
Genus: Ischnochiton

Localities for Ischnochiton carinulatus
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