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Molluscs of Tasmania

Ischnochitonidae – Ischnochitoninae: Ischnochiton (Ischnochiton) versicolor (Sowerby II, 1839) (‘variably-coloured chiton’)

Synonym(s): versicolor Sowerby, 1840 milligani Iredale & May, 1916.
Typical shell-length 54 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally 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

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