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Molluscs of Tasmania

Schizochitonidae: Loricella profundior (Dell, 1956) (‘deepwater chiton’)

Synonym(s): profundior Dell, 1956.

Typical shell-length not yet determined. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (TAS only); also New Zealand and New Caledonia.


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

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