Acanthochitona

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Polyplacophora
Ordo: Acanthochitonina
Familia: Acanthochitonidae
Genus: Acanthochitona
Species: A. achates - A. adansoni - A. angelica - A. armata - A. arragonites - A. avicula - A. balesae - A. bednalli - A. circellatus - A. ciroi - A. communis - A. coxi - A. crinita - A. defilippi - A. discrepans - A. dissimilis - A. exquisita - A. fascicularis - A. garnoti - A. gatliffa - A. granostratus - A. hirudiniformis - A. imperatrix - A. kimberi - A. kuratai - A. pygmaea - A. rhode - A. rubrolineatus - A. scutiger - A. spiculosa - A. sueurii - A. thileniusi - A. viridis - A. zelandica

Name

Acanthochitona Gray, 1821

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

Species

According to the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), species in the genus Acanthopleura include [2]

* Acanthochitona achates (Gould, 1859)
* Acanthochitona andersoni Watters, 1981
* Acanthochitona angelica W. H. Dall, 1919
* Acanthochitona approximans (Hedley & Hull, 1912)
* Acanthochitona armata (Pease, 1872)
* Acanthochitona arragonites (Carpenter, 1857)
* Acanthochitona astrigera (Reeve, 1847)
* Acanthochitona avicula (Carpenter, 1857)
* Acanthochitona balesae Pilsbry MS, Abbott, 1954 – slender glass-hair chiton
* Acanthochitona bednalli (Pilsbry, 1894)
* Acanthochitona biformis (Nierstrasz, 1905)
* Acanthochitona bisulcata (Pilsbry, 1893)
* Acanthochitona bouvieri (de Rochebrune, 1881)
* Acanthochitona brookesi Ashby, 1926
* Acanthochitona brunoi Righi, 1971
* Acanthochitona burghardtae Clark, 2000
* Acanthochitona byungdoni Hong, Dell'Angelo & Van Belle, 1990
* Acanthochitona circellata (A. Adams & Reeve MS, Reeve, 1847)
* Acanthochitona ciroi Righi, 1971
* Acanthochitona complanata Hull, 1924
* Acanthochitona coxi (Pilsbry, 1894)
* Acanthochitona crinita (Pennant, 1777)
o Acanthochitona crinita crinita (Pennant, 1777)
o Acanthochitona crinita oblonga Leloup, 1981
* Acanthochitona defilippii (Tapparone Canefri, 1874)
* Acanthochitona discrepans (Brown, 1827)
* Acanthochitona dissimilis Is. & Iw. Taki, 1931
* Acanthochitona exquisita (Pilsbry, 1893)
* Acanthochitona fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767)
* Acanthochitona ferreirai Lyons, 1988
* Acanthochitona garnoti (de Blainville, 1825)
* Acanthochitona gatliffi Ashby, 1919
* Acanthochitona granostriata (Pilsbry, 1894)
* Acanthochitona hemphilli (Pilsbry, 1893) – red glass-hair chiton
* Acanthochitona hirudiniformis
o Acanthochitona hirudiniformis hirudiniformis (Sowerby in Broderip & Sowerby, 1832)
o Acanthochitona hirudiniformis peruviana Leloup, 1941
* Acanthochitona imperatrix Watters, 1981
* Acanthochitona intermedia (Nierstrasz, 1905)
* Acanthochitona joallesi (de Rochebrune, 1881)
* Acanthochitona jucunda (de Rochebrune, 1882)
* Acanthochitona jugotenuis Kaas, 1979
* Acanthochitona kimberi (Torr, 1912)
* Acanthochitona leopoldi (Leloup, 1933)
* Acanthochitona limbata Kaas, 1986
* Acanthochitona lineata Lyons, 1988
* Acanthochitona macrocystialis Ashby, 1924
* Acanthochitona mahensis Winckworth, 1927
* Acanthochitona mastalleri Leloup MS, Strack, 1989
* Acanthochitona minuta Leloup, 1980
* Acanthochitona noumeaensis Leloup, 1941
* Acanthochitona pelicanensis Mackay, 1929
* Acanthochitona penetrans Winckworth, 1933
* Acanthochitona penicillata (Deshayes, 1863)
* Acanthochitona pilsbryi (Sykes, 1896)
* Acanthochitona pygmaea (Pilsbry, 1893) – striate glass-hair chiton
* Acanthochitona quincunx Leloup, 1981
* Acanthochitona retrojecta (Pilsbry, 1894)
* Acanthochitona rhodea (Pilsbry, 1893)
* Acanthochitona roseojugum Lyons, 1988
* Acanthochitona rubrolineata (Lischke, 1873)
* Acanthochitona saundersi Gowlett & Zeidler, 1987
* Acanthochitona scutigera (A. Adams & Reeve MS, Reeve, 1847)
* Acanthochitona shaskyi Ferreira, 1987
* Acanthochitona shirleyi Ashby, 1922
* Acanthochitona sibogae (Thiele, 1909)
* Acanthochitona subrubicunda Leloup, 1941
* Acanthochitona sueurii (de Blainville, 1825)
* Acanthochitona terezae Guerra Júnior, 1983
* Acanthochitona thackwayi Ashby, 1924
* Acanthochitona thileniusi Lyons, 1988
* Acanthochitona variegata (Nierstrasz, 1906)
* Acanthochitona venezuelana Lyons, 1988
* Acanthochitona viridis (Pease, 1872)
* Acanthochitona woodwardi Kaas & Van Belle, 1988
* Acanthochitona worsfoldi Lyons, 1988
* Acanthochitona zebra Lyons, 1988
* Acanthochitona zelandica (Quoy and Gaimard, 1835)


References

1. ^ van Belle, R. A. (1981). Catalogue of Fossil Chitons. ISBN 90 6279 018 6.
2. ^ WoRMS : Acanthochitona

* "Acanthochitona". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=79033.
* Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1

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