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Molluscs of Tasmania

Lepidopleuridae: Leptochiton (Leptochiton) badius (Hedley & Hull, 1909) (‘dark brown chiton’)

Synonym(s): badius Hedley & Hull, 1909.

Typical shell-length 6 mm. Lives subtidally under rocks and stones. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Polyplacophora
Subclass: Chelodina
Order: Neoloricata
Superfamily: Lepidopleurina
Family: Leptochitonidae
Genus: Leptochiton

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