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Acanthopleura

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Kingdom  Animalia
Scientific name  Acanthopleura
Phylum  Mollusca
Order  Chitonida
Family  Chitonidae
Higher classification  Chitonidae
Rank  Genus
Acanthopleura Acanthopleura granulata Wikipedia
Similar  Chiton, Acanthopleura granulata, Molluscs, Acanthopleura gemmata, Chitonida

Acanthopleura is a genus of chitons in the family Chitonidae. In this genus the girdle is spiny or spiky. It has eight described species at present.

Acanthopleura Acanthopleura gemmata

Species

According to the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), species in the genus Acanthopleura include

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  • Acanthopleura brevispinosa (Sowerby, 1840)
  • Acanthopleura echinata (Barnes, 1824)
  • Acanthopleura gemmata (de Blainville, 1825)
  • Acanthopleura granulata (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Acanthopleura loochooana (Broderip & Sowerby, 1829)
  • Acanthopleura planispina Bergenhayn, 1933
  • Acanthopleura spinosa (Bruguiere, 1792)
  • Acanthopleura vaillantii de Rochebrune, 1882
  • Acanthopleura hirtosa
  • Acanthopleura gaimardi Blainville 1825

  • Acanthopleura Acanthopleura Wikipedia

    References

    Acanthopleura Wikipedia


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