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Callochiton septemvalvis Smooth European Chiton


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lexID:
6306 
AphiaID:
140132 
Scientific:
Callochiton septemvalvis 
German:
Käferschnecke 
English:
Smooth European Chiton 
Category:
Chitons 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Polyplacophora (Class) > Chitonida (Order) > Callochitonidae (Family) > Callochiton (Genus) > septemvalvis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Montagu, ), 1803 
Occurrence:
Adria (the Adriatic Sea), Azores, North Atlantic Ocean, the British Isles, the Mediterranean Sea 
Size:
up to 1.18" (3 cm) 
Temperature:
50 °F - 77 °F (10°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Algae 
Tank:
11 gal (~ 50L) 
Difficulty:
Easy 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Callochiton bayeri
  • Callochiton bouveti
  • Callochiton calcatus
  • Callochiton christamariae
  • Callochiton cinnabaris
  • Callochiton clausadeae
  • Callochiton crocinus
  • Callochiton cupreus
  • Callochiton dawydoffi
  • Callochiton dentatus
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-10-28 19:36:20 

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Callochiton septemvalvis (Montagu, 1803)

Callochiton septemvalvis is a moderate sized chiton.The color is orange to brick red, often with white markings, or with shades of green, bright yellow, or bright orange.The chiton lives on red algae at depths from 10 m to 120 m.

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