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Ischnochiton australis Chiton


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lexID:
11416 
AphiaID:
760266 
Scientific:
Ischnochiton australis 
German:
Käferschnecke 
English:
Chiton 
Category:
Chitons 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Polyplacophora (Class) > Chitonida (Order) > Ischnochitonidae (Family) > Ischnochiton (Genus) > australis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(G. B. Sowerby II, ), 1833 
Occurrence:
Tasmanien, Australia 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
up to 3.54" (9 cm) 
Temperature:
32 °F - 68 °F (0°C - 20°C) 
Food:
algae grazer, epiphytes feeder 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Ischnochiton acomphus
  • Ischnochiton adelaidensis
  • Ischnochiton aidae
  • Ischnochiton alascensis
  • Ischnochiton albinus
  • Ischnochiton arbutum
  • Ischnochiton bergoti
  • Ischnochiton bigranosus
  • Ischnochiton boninensis
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-02-27 20:56:54 

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Ischnochiton australis (G.B. Sowerby II, 1833)

The shell is green-brown ot green-blue in colour and usually not covered in algae. Ischnochiton australis can be found in southern Australia, on intertidal rocky shores. Often found congregates in large groups. This chiton is an algae grazer.

Synonyms:
Chiton (Lophyrus) lugubris Gould, 1859 (basionym)
Chiton australis G. B. Sowerby II, 1833 (original combination)
Chiton evanidus G.B. Sowerby II, 1840
Chiton lugubris Gould, 1859
Chiton metallicus Reeve, 1847
Chiton novaehollandiae Reeve, 1847
Ischnochiton (Ischnoradsia) australis (G.B. Sowerby II, 1833)· accepted, alternate representation
Ischnoradsia australis (G. B. Sowerby II, 1833)
Ischnoradsia australis divaricata Hull, 1923
Ischnoradsia evanida (G. B. Sowerby II, 1840)
Ischnoradsia novaehollandiae (Reeve, 1847)

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