Chiton (genus)

Chiton (genus)
Chiton
Temporal range: Carboniferous–Recent[citation needed]
Chiton magnificus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Polyplacophora
Order: Neoloricata
Family: Chitonidae
Subfamily: Linnaeus, 1758
Species

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Chiton is a genus of chiton, a polyplacophoran mollusk in the family Chitonidae.

Taxonomy

The genus Chiton has been split into several subgenera as follows[1]:

  • Subgenus Chiton (Chiton) Linnaeus, 1758
    • Chiton (Chiton) albolineatus Broderip & Sowerby, 1829
    • Chiton (Chiton) aorangi Creese & O'Neill, 1987
    • Chiton (Chiton) articulatus Sowerby in Broderip & Sowerby, 1832
    • Chiton (Chiton) bowenii King & Broderip, 1831
    • Chiton (Chiton) ceylanicus E. A. Smith, 1904
    • Chiton (Chiton) connectens Thiele, 1909
    • Chiton (Chiton) cumingsii Frembly, 1827
    • Chiton (Chiton) glaucus Gray, 1828
    • Chiton (Chiton) granoradiatus Leloup, 1937
    • Chiton (Chiton) granosus Frembly, 1827
    • Chiton (Chiton) groschi Kaas, 1979
    • Chiton (Chiton) kaasi (Leloup, 1981)
    • Chiton (Chiton) laterorugosus Kaas, 1986
    • Chiton (Chiton) lyratus Sowerby, 1840
    • Chiton (Chiton) magnificus (Deshayes, 1844)
    • Chiton (Chiton) marmoratus Gmelin, 1791
    • Chiton (Chiton) marquesanus Pilsbry, 1893
    • Chiton (Chiton) pelliserpentis Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
    • Chiton (Chiton) squamosus Linnaeus, 1764
    • Chiton (Chiton) stokesii Broderip in Broderip & Sowerby, 1832
    • Chiton (Chiton) themeropis (Iredale, 1914)
    • Chiton (Chiton) torri Suter, 1907
    • Chiton (Chiton) tuberculatus Linnaeus, 1758
    • Chiton (Chiton) virgulatus Sowerby, 1840
    • Chiton (Chiton) viridis Spengler, 1797
  • Subgenus Chiton (Mucrosquama) (Iredale & Hull, 1926)
    • Chiton (Mucrosquama) carnosus Carpenter in Angas, 1867
    • Chiton (Mucrosquama) particolor (Hull, 1923)
    • Chiton (Mucrosquama) verconis Torr & Ashby, 1898
  • Subgenus Chiton (Rhyssoplax) (Thiele, 1893)
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) aereus Reeve, 1847
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) affinis Issel, 1869
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) baliensis (Bullock, 1989)
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) barnardi Ashby, 1931
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) bednalli Pilsbry, 1895
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) burmanus Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1893
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) calliozonus Pilsbry, 1894
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) canaliculatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) canariensis d'Orbigny, 1839
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) corallinus (Risso, 1826)
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) corypheus Hedley & Hull, 1912
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) coxi Pilsbry, 1894
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) crawfordi Sykes, 1899
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) densiliratus Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1893
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) diaphorus (Iredale & May, 1916)
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) discolor Souverbie in Souverbie & Montrouzier, 1866
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) ectypus (de Rochebrune, 1884)
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) exasperatus (Iredale, 1914)
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) exoptandus Bednall, 1897
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) fosteri Bullock, 1972
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) funereus Hedley & Hull, 1912
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) heterodon (Pilsbry, 1893)
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) jugosus Gould, 1846
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) kimberi Ashby, 1928
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) komaianus Is. & Iw. Taki, 1929
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) kurodai Is. & Iw. Taki, 1929
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) linsleyi (Burghardt, 1973)
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) maldivensis (E. A. Smith in Gardiner, 1903)
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) mauritianus Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) olivaceus Spengler, 1797
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) oruktus Maughan, 1900
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) peregrinus Thiele, 1909
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) perviridis Carpenter, 1865
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) phaseolinus di Monterosato, 1879
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) politus Spengler, 1797 syn Chiton tulipa
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) pulcherrimus Sowerby, 1842
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) pulvinatus Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1893
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) rapaitiensis Schwabe & Lozouet, 2006
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) rhynchotus (de Rochebrune, 1884)
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) salihafui Bullock, 1972
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) speciosus Nierstrasz, 1905
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) stangeri Reeve, 1847
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) subassimilis Souverbie in Souverbie & Montrouzier, 1866
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) tectiformis (Is. Taki, 1938)
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) torrianus Hedley & Hull, 1910
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) translucens Hedley & Hull, 1909
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) tricostalis Pilsbry, 1894
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) vauclusensis Hedley & Hull, 1909
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) venustus (Hull, 1923)
    • Chiton (Rhyssoplax) whitleyi (Iredale & Hull, 1932)
  • Subgenus Chiton (Tegulaplax) (Iredale & Hull, 1926)
    • Chiton (Tegulaplax) boucheti Kaas, 1989
    • Chiton (Tegulaplax) hululensis (Smith E.A. in Gardiner, 1903)
    • Chiton (Tegulaplax) pulchrus (Kaas, 1991)


References

  1. ^ http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php search term Chiton accessed 7 April 2010

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