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Molluscs of Tasmania

Ischnochitonidae – Ischnochitoninae: Ischnochiton (Autochiton) virgatus (Reeve, 1848) (‘striped chiton’)

Synonym(s): virgatus Reeve, 1848.

Typical shell-length 11 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally on rocks. 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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