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Polyplacophora Neoloricata CHITONIDAE 

Acanthopleura spiniger (Sowerby, 1840)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Chiton spiniger Sowerby, 1840


Red Sea (Solimon&Guirguis1982)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanAndaman and Nicobar
     Subba Rao, N. V. 2003. p.55 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
     Sykes, E. R. 1907. p.34 


depth: intertidal       Subba Rao, N. V. 2003. p.55 
salinity: marine 
substrate: rocks [ 'commonly attached to rocks in the intertidal region' ]      Subba Rao, N. V. 2003. p.55 


 Soliman, G.N. & Iskander, A.N. 1982. p.205 General reference
 Subba Rao, N. V. 2003. p.55 General reference
 Sykes, E. R. 1907. p.34 General reference


          Polyplacophora Blainville, 1816
            Neoloricata Bergenhayn, 1955
                    Acanthopleura Guilding, 1829
                      Acanthopleura spiniger (Sowerby, 1840)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=73336) created by Mark Kitson on 2002-07-15. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-07-14.