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Molluscs of Tasmania

Ischnochitonidae – Ischnochitoninae: Ischnochiton (Haploplax) lentiginosus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1840) (‘pigmented chiton’)

Synonym(s): lentiginosus Sowerby, 1840.

Typical shell-length 25 mm. Lives intertidally on rocks. 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 lentiginosus
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