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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Polyplacophora
Ordo: Acanthochitonina
Familia: Cryptoplacidae
Genus: Cryptoplax
Species: C. iredalei – C. japonica – C. larvaeformis – C. propior – C. striata – C. yamadai

Cryptoplax is a genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.[1] The genus consists of the following living species:[2]

Cryptoplax burrowi E. A. Smith, 1884
Cryptoplax caledonicus Rochebrune, 1882
Cryptoplax dawydoffi Leloup, 1937
Cryptoplax dimidiata Ang, 1967
Cryptoplax dupuisi Ashby, 1931
Cryptoplax elioti Pilsbry, 1901
Cryptoplax hartmeyeri Thiele, 1911
Cryptoplax iredalei Ashby, 1923
Cryptoplax japonica Pilsbry, 1901
Cryptoplax larvaeformis Burrow, 1815
Cryptoplax mystica Iredale & Hull, 1925
Cryptoplax oculata Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
Cryptoplax plana Ang, 1967
Cryptoplax propior Is. & Iw. Taki, 1930
Cryptoplax royana Iredale & Hull, 1925
Cryptoplax striata Lamarck, 1819
Cryptoplax sykesi Thiele, 1909


Kaas, P., van Belle R. A. Monograph of living chitons. E. J. Brill Publishers 1985.
Bouchet, P.; Schwabe, E. (2012). Cryptoplax Blainville, 1818. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205298 on 2012-02-11

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