Acanthochitona fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767)

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Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Polyplacophora (Class) > Neoloricata (Subclass) > Chitonida (Order) > Acanthochitonina (Suborder) > Cryptoplacoidea (Superfamily) > Acanthochitonidae (Family)

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OMARE records: 5
OBIS records: 0

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Conservation status and major threats


Acanthochites communis Risso, 1826
Acanthochites discrepans var. albina Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1900
Acanthochites discrepans var. violaceolimbata Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1906
Acanthochites hamatus Rochebrune, 1882
Acanthochiton communis (Risso, 1826)
Acanthochiton communis var. barashi Leloup, 1969
Acanthochiton discrepans var. angustivalva Bergenhayn, 1931
Acanthochiton fascicularis
Acanthochiton heterochaetus Bergenhayn, 1931
Acanthochitona communis (Risso, 1826)
Anisochiton discrepans var. elongata Dautzenberg, 1893
Anisochiton discrepans var. marmorata Dautzenberg, 1893
Anisochiton discrepans var. nigrolineata Dautzenberg, 1893
Chiton echinotus Blainville, 1825
Chiton fascicularis Linnaeus, 1767
Chiton fascicularis var. major Philippi, 1836
Chiton fascicularis var. rubra Issel, 1870
Chiton fascicularis var. major Philippi, 1836
Chiton fascicularis var. rubra Issel, 1870
Chiton fascicularis var. rubra Issel, 1870
Chiton fascicularis var. rubra Issel, 1870

International References

original description Linnaeus C. (1767). Caroli Linnaei…Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.Editio duodecima. 1. Regnum Animale. 1 & 2Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii. pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at [details]

additional source Jones, A.M.; Baxter, J.M. (1987). Molluscs: Caudofoveata, Solenogastres, Polyplacophora and Scaphopoda: keys and notes for the identification of the species. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 37. E.J. Brill; W. Backhuys: London, UK. ISBN 90-04-08197-6. vi, 154 pp. [details]

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. [details]

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at [details]

additional source Dell’Angelo B., Lesport J.F., Cluzaud A. & Sosso M. (2020). The Oligocene to Miocene chitons (Mollusca: Polyplacophora) of the Aquitaine Basin, soutwestern France, and Ligerian Basin, western France. Part 2: Lepidochitonidae, Tonicellidae, Acanthochitonidae, Cryptoplacidae and Additions to Part 1. Bollettino Malacologico. 56(1): 1-58. [details]

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