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Acanthochitona leopoldi Acanthochitona leopoldi

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lexID:
7587 
AphiaID:
386498 
Scientific:
Acanthochitona leopoldi 
German:
Käferschnecke 
English:
Acanthochitona Leopoldi 
Category:
Chitons 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Polyplacophora (Class) > Chitonida (Order) > Acanthochitonidae (Family) > Acanthochitona (Genus) > leopoldi (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Leloup, ), 1933 
Occurrence:
Indonesia 
Size:
up to 3.94" (10 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 77 °F (23°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Algae 
Tank:
76.99 gal (~ 350L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Acanthochitona achates
  • Acanthochitona andersoni
  • Acanthochitona angelica
  • Acanthochitona approximans
  • Acanthochitona armata
  • Acanthochitona arragonites
  • Acanthochitona astrigera
  • Acanthochitona avicula
  • Acanthochitona balesae
  • Acanthochitona bednalli
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-10-03 08:37:18 

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(Leloup, 1933)

Acanthochitona is a genus of chitons in the family Acanthochitonidae, of worldwide distribution.

Acanthochitona can be found to the underside of rocks on the lower shore and sublittoral down to 50 m in depth.It is an oval shaped chiton.This chiton has a white v-shaped area in the centre of the valves.

The animals are only about a year old, on average, an exception among the chitons, which are usually several years old

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

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