Plaxiphora tricolor [Status Unaccepted]   Thiele,   1909 (Chiton)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Polyplacophora
Order:Chitonida
Family:Mopaliidae

Description
Size: 15mm in length and 10mm in width.

First valve sculptured with 8 radiating ribs, intermediate valves with distinct central and lateral areas, 2 radiating ridges on the lateral area, girdle very narrow and with bristles.


Synonym (s)
Plaxiphora indica Thiele 1964

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Kerala, Varkala (Lat: 8.73) (Long: 76.72) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Madras INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Subba Rao, NV (2003) Indian seashells Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata (Part 1) 416 pp Available at - NCL, Pune

Page last updated on:2012-05-28

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