| Acanthopleura, Onithochiton, Chitonida, Tonicia, Cryptoplax|
Acanthopleura gemmata, the Jewelled Chiton, is a species of chiton.
Acanthopleura gemmata Wikipedia
This large species of chiton grows to be about 7 cm (3 inches) in length. It has oval shaped body with dimpled plate margins, a brown girdle with eight overlapping plates, long calcareous spicules and dark bands.
This chiton has an Indo-Pacific distribution.
This species lives in the littoral zone of coral reefs on the rocks and cliffs.