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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: Ischnochitonina
Familia: Mopaliidae
Genus: Amicula
Species: A. amiculata – A. gurjanovae – A. orcutti – A. pallasii – A. rosea – A. stelleti – A. vestita

Amicula J.E. Gray, 1847

Type species: Chiton vestitus Broderip & Sowerby, 1829

Homonym: Amicula (Chromista)

Gray, J.E. 1847. On the genera of Chitonidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 15: 66.
Kaas, P., & R.A. Van Belle. 1994. Monograph of Living Chitons (Mollusca: Polyplacophora). Volume 5. Suborder Ischnochitonina: Ischnochitonidae: Ischnochitoninae (concluded), Callistoplacinae; Mopaliidae. Additions to Volumes 1-4. E.J. Brill, Leiden. P. 343.

Amicula is a genus of chitons belonging to the family Mopaliidae.[1]

The species of this genus are found in Northern America.[1]


Amicula amiculata (Pallas, 1787)
Amicula gurjanovae Jakovleva, 1952
Amicula vestita (Broderip & Sowerby I, 1829)


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