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Chiton (Chiton) tuberculatus

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lexID:
6027 
AphiaID:
387243 
Scientific:
Chiton (Chiton) tuberculatus 
German:
Käferschnecke 
English:
West Indian Green Chiton 
Category:
Keverslakken 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Polyplacophora (Class) > Chitonida (Order) > Chitonidae (Family) > Chiton (Genus) > (Chiton) tuberculatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1758 
Occurrence:
the Caribbean, Indische Oceaan 
Size:
bis zu 9cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
Algen, Detrites 
Difficulty:
Gemakkelijk 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Chiton affinis
  • Chiton albolineatus
  • Chiton articulatus
  • Chiton baliensis
  • Chiton barnardi
  • Chiton bednalli
  • Chiton boucheti
  • Chiton bowenii
  • Chiton burmanus
  • Chiton calliozonus
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-09-08 20:12:46 

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Chiton (Chiton) tuberculatus Linnaeus, 1758

This chiton is common under rocks, in the zone between tides,in shallow water and spray zones of rocky shores.

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