Ischnochiton aequigranulatus   von Knorre  (Chiton)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Polyplacophora
Order:Chitonida
Family:Ischnochitonidae

Description
Color: Shell is pale green, whitish in the middle.

Animal elongate, with  road shell valves and narrow girdle. The entire surface of the valves is sculptured with fine, regular, rhombic granulation; lower surface of the girdle is smooth.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island (Lat: 9.23) (Long: 79.22) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Satyamurti, ST (1952) The Mollusca of Krusadai island in the Gulf of Mannar I- Amphineura and Gastropoda Bulletin of the Madras Government 1(2) 265 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2013-01-21

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