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Molluscs of Tasmania

Schizochitonidae: Loricella angasi (H. Adams, 1864) (‘Angas’ chiton’)

Synonym(s): angasi H. Adams & Angas, 1864.

Typical shell-length 90 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally on rocks, but juveniles live under rocks and stones. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Polyplacophora
Subclass: Chelodina
Order: Neoloricata
Superfamily: Ischnochitonina
Family: Loricidae
Genus: Loricella

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