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Molluscs of Tasmania

Ischnochitonidae – Ischnochitoninae: Ischnochiton (Ischnochiton) variegatus (H. Adams & Angas, 1864) (‘variegated chiton’)

Synonym(s): variegatus H. Adams & Angas, 1864 atkinsoni Iredale & May, 1916 bruniensis Ashby, 1927.
Typical shell-length 30 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally under rocks and stones, especially on the lower shore. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


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

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