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Lepidopleurina: Leptochitonidae

Lepidopleurus cajetanus (Poli, 1791) Link: 1 - 2 - 3 [field image] - 4
Leptochiton inquinatus (Reeve, 1847) Link: 1
Leptochiton algesirensis (Capellini, 1859) Link: 1 - 2 - 3
Leptochiton belknapi Dall, 1878 Link: 1 [As Leptochiton mesogonus (Dall_ 1902)]
Leptochiton pergranatus Dall, 1889 Link: 1
Leptochiton rissoi (Nierstrasz, 1905) Link: 1 [drawing]
Leptochiton lineatus (Nierstrasz, 1905) Link: 1
Leptochiton hakodatensis (Thiele, 1909) Link: 1
Leptochiton hirasei (Taki, Is. & Iw., 1929) Link: 1
Leptochiton (Parachiton) textilis (Powell, 1936) Link: 1
Oldroydia percrassa (Dall, 1894) Link: 1

Ischnochitonina: Ischnochitonidae: Callochitoninae

Callochiton dentatus (Spengler, 1797) Link: 1
Callochiton septemvalvis (Montagu, 1803) Link: 1
Callochiton puniceus (Gould, 1846) Link: 1
Callochiton crocinus (Reeve, 1847) Link: 1
Callochiton steinenii (Pfeffer, 1886) Link: 1
Eudoxochiton nobilis (Gray, 1843) Link: 1

Ischnochitonina: Lepidochitonidae

Lepidochitona (Spongioradsia) aleutica (Dall, 1878) Link: 1 [as Spongioradsia aelutica (Dall_ 1878)]
Lepidochitona cinerea (Linnaeus, 1767) Link: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 [Is this C.M.Y.'s L. cinerea figure of circulation past gills?]
Lepidochitona dentiens (Gould, 1846) Link: 1
Lepidochitona hartwegii (Carpenter, 1855) Link: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
Lepidochitona thomasi (Pilsbry, 1898) Link: 1
Lepidochitona liozonis (Dall & Simpson, 1901) Link: 1 [Probably in error - as Lepidozona liozonus] - 2
Lepidochitona lowei (Pilsbry, 1918) Link: 1 - 2
Lepidochitona stroemfelti (Bergenhayn, 1931) Link: 1
Lepidochitona keepiana Berry, 1948 Link: 1 - 2 - 3
Lepidochitona rosea Kaas, 1972 Link: 1
Lepidochitona cryptica (Kues, 1974) Link: 1 - 2
Lepidochitona (Dendrochiton) flectens (Carpenter, 1864) Link: 1
Nuttallina californica [(Nuttall MS) Reeve, 1847] Link: 1 - 2 - 3 [history of Thomas Nuttall (1786-1859)]
Nuttallina crossota Berry, 1956 Link: 1 [as N. crossata (sic)]
Tonicella rubra (Linnaeus, 1767) Link: 1 - 2
Tonicella marmorea (Fabricius, 1780) Link: 1 - 2 - 3 [No ID on image] - 4
Tonicella lineata (Wood, 1815) Link: 1 [see also chiton1.jpg] - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 [not T. lineata] - 8 - 9 [Identified as "lined chiton" but does not appear to be T. lineata] - 10 [misidentified as Acanthopleura from Caribbean] - 11 - 12 [as octopus prey] - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 - 17 [trochophore larva] - 18 [on corallines] - 19 [only images 2 & 3 of 3 are Tonicella and at least 2 is not T. lineata] - 20 - 21 [T. lokii] - 22 [T. lokii] - 23
Tonicella insignis (Newcomb MS) Pilsbry, 1893 Link: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 [misidentified as T. lineata]
Juvenichiton saccharinus (Dall, 1878) Link: 1
Juvenichiton deplanatus (Sirenko, 1975) Link: 1

Ischnochitonina: Ischnochitonidae: Chaetopleurinae

Chaetopleura angulata (Spengler, 1797) Link: 1 - 2
Chaetopleura papilio (Spengler, 1797) Link: 1 - 2 [as C. castaneus]
Chaetopleura peruviana (Lamarck, 1819) Link: 1
Chaetopleura hennahi (Gray, 1828) Link: 1
Chaetopleura lurida (Sowerby, 1832) Link: 1 - 2
Chaetopleura apiculata (Say in Conrad, 1834) Link: 1 - 2
Chaetopleura pertusa (Reeve, 1847) Link: 1
Chaetopleura pomarium Barnard, 1963 Link: 1
Chaetopleura (Pallochiton) lanuginosa [(Carpenter MS) Dall, 1879] Link: 1
Chaetopleura (Pallochiton) gemma (Carpenter MS) Dall, 1879 Link: 1
Dinoplax gigas (Gmelin, 1791) Link: 1 - 2 [drawings] - 3
Nuttallochiton mirandus (Thiele, 1906) Link: 1

Ischnochitonina: Ischnochitonidae: Ischnochitoninae

Stenoplax (Stenoradsia) magdalenensis (Hinds, 1845) Link: 1
Stenoplax (Stenoradsia) conspicua [(Carpenter MS) Pilsbry, 1892] Link: 1 - 2 [as Nuttallina californica (!)] - 3 - 4
Stenoplax (Stenoradsia) heathiana Berry, 1946 Link: 1 - 2 - 3 [second of four images] - 4 - 5 - 6
Stenoplax limaciformis (Sowerby, 1832) Link: 1
Stenoplax alata (Sowerby, 1841) Link: 1 - 2 [slide 8 of 21]
Stenoplax purpurascens (Adams, C. B., 1845) Link: 1
Stenoplax corrugata (Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1892) Link: 1
Stenoplax fallax (Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1892) Link: 1 - 2 [third of four images]
Stenoplax floridana (Pilsbry, 1892) Link: 1
Stenoplax petaloides (Gould, 1846) Link: 1
Stenoplax mariposa (Bartsch MS, Dall, 1919) Link: 1
Lepidozona (Tripoplax) regularis (Carpenter, 1855) Link: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6
Lepidozona (Tripoplax) albrechtii (Schrenck, 1862) Link: 1 - 2 [painting]
Lepidozona mertensii (Middendorff, 1847) Link: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 [on left in first of four images]
Lepidozona clathrata (Reeve, 1847) Link: 1
Lepidozona coreanica (Reeve, 1847) Link: 1
Lepidozona cooperi [(Carpenter MS) Dall, 1879] Link: 1
Lepidozona sinudentata (Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1892) Link: 1 [on right in first of four images]
Lepidozona pectinulata (Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1893) Link: 1 - 2 [smaller chiton next to misident. Stenoplax (as Nuttallina)] - 3 - 4 - 5
Lepidozona ferreirai Kaas & Van Belle, 1988 Link: 1
Lepidozona interstincta (Gould, 1852) Link: 1
Ischnochiton (Ischnoradsia) australis (Sowerby, 1840) Link: 1
Ischnochiton (Stenosemus) albus (Linnaeus, 1767) Link: 1 - 2 - 3
Ischnochiton elongatus (Blainville, 1825) Link: 1 - 2
Ischnochiton lineolatus (Blainville, 1825) Link: 1
Ischnochiton rissoi (Payraudeau, 1826) Link: 1 - 2 [drawing]
Ischnochiton striolatus (Gray, 1828) Link: 1
Ischnochiton dispar (Sowerby, 1832) Link: 1
Ischnochiton versicolor (Sowerby, 1840) Link: 1
Ischnochiton erythronotus (Adams, C. B., 1845) Link: 1
Ischnochiton papillosus (Adams, C. B., 1845) Link: 1
Ischnochiton contractus (Reeve, 1847) Link: 1 - 2 - 3
Ischnochiton muscarius (Reeve, 1847) Link: 1
Ischnochiton oniscus (Krauss, 1848) Link: 1
Ischnochiton variegatus (Adams, H. & Angas, 1864) Link: 1
Ischnochiton bergoti (Vˇlain, 1877) Link: 1
Ischnochiton cessaci (Rochebrune, 1881) Link: 1
Ischnochiton hartmeyeri Thiele, 1910 Link: 1
Ischnochiton verconis Torr, 1911 Link: 1
Ischnochiton maorianus Iredale, 1914 Link: 1
Ischnochiton torri Iredale & May, 1916 Link: 1 - 2 - 3
Ischnochiton bouryi Dupuis, 1917 Link: 1 [slide 5]
Ischnochiton boninensis Bergenhayn, 1933 Link: 1
Ischnochiton winckworthi Leloup, 1936 Link: 1
Ischnochiton (Haploplax) lentiginosus (Sowerby, 1840) Link: 1
Ischnochiton (Haploplax) adelaidensis (Reeve, 1847) Link: 1
Ischnochiton (Haploplax) caliginosus (Reeve, 1847) Link: 1 [slide 6 and 7 of 21]
Ischnochiton (Haploplax) comptus (Gould, 1859) Link: 1
Ischnochiton (Haploplax) smaragdinus (Angas, 1867) Link: 1
Ischnochiton (Haploplax) thomasi Bednall, 1897 Link: 1
Ischnochiton (Heterozona) fruticosus (Gould, 1846) Link: 1 [as I. (Heterozona) fruiticosus (sic)]
Ischnochiton (Heterozona) cariosus Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1892 Link: 1
Ischnochiton (Heterozona) subviridis (Iredale & May, 1916) Link: 1
Ischnochiton (Ischnoplax) pectinata (Sowerby, 1840) Link: 1 - 2
Stenochiton longicymba (Blainville, 1825) Link: 1 - 2
Stenochiton pilsbryanus (Bednall, 1897) Link: 1

Ischnochitonina: Ischnochitonidae: Callistoplacinae

Ceratozona squalida (Adams, C. B., 1845) Link: 1 - 2 [as C. angusta] - 3 - 4 [click on "shaggy hairs" link]
Callistoplax retusa (Sowerby, 1832) Link: 1
Callistochiton elenensis (Sowerby, 1832) Link: 1
Callistochiton antiquus (Reeve, 1847) Link: 1
Callistochiton pachylasmae [(Seguenza MS) di Monterosato, 1878] Link: 1
Callistochiton decoratus (Carpenter MS) Pilsbry, 1893 Link: 1
Callistochiton crassicostatus Pilsbry, 1893 Link: 1
Callistochiton shuttleworthianus Pilsbry, 1893 Link: 1

Ischnochitonina: Mopaliidae: Mopaliinae

Mopalia ciliata (Sowerby, 1840) Link: 1 - 2 [ciliata] - 3 [egg hull SEM] - 4 [ID is questionable (as M. ciliate - sic)] - 5 - 6 - 7 [move to M. ferreir.] - 8
Mopalia lignosa (Gould, 1846) Link: 1 - 2 [as M. vespertina] - 3 [egg hull SEMs] - 4 - 5 [misidentified as Tonicella lineata] - 6 [light micrograph of Mopalia egg hull (species not specified)] - 7 [misidentified as M. ciliata "mossy chiton"] - 8 [on right in fourth of four images] - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13
Mopalia muscosa (Gould, 1846) Link: 1 - 2 [click on "sharp spicules" link] - 3 - 4 - 5 [ID is in doubt] - 6 - 7 [mistaken ID for images 1 & 3 of 3] - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 [misidentified as M. ciliata "mossy chiton"] - 13
Mopalia acuta (Carpenter, 1855) Link: 1
Mopalia swanii Carpenter, 1864 Link: 1
Mopalia retifera Thiele, 1909 Link: 1
Mopalia schrencki Thiele, 1909 Link: 1
Mopalia lionota Pilsbry, 1918 Link: 1
Mopalia cirrata Berry, 1919 Link: 1
Mopalia egretta Berry, 1919 Link: 1 - 2 [misidentified as Mopalia porifera] - 3 [misidentified as Mopalia porifera]
Mopalia spectabilis Cowan & Cowan, 1977 Link: 1 - 2
Plaxiphora aurata (Spalowsky, 1795) Link: 1 [notes on Spalowsky by Alan Kabat (no image)] - 2 [as Plaxiphora carmichaeli (Gray]
Plaxiphora albida (Blainville, 1825) Link: 1 - 2 - 3
Plaxiphora biramosa (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835) Link: 1
Plaxiphora caelata (Reeve, 1847) Link: 1
Plaxiphora obtecta Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1893 Link: 1
Plaxiphora (Fremblya) egregia (Adams, H., 1866) Link: 1
Plaxiphora (Fremblya) matthewsi Iredale, 1910 Link: 1
Plaxiphora (Mercatora) mercatoris Leloup, 1936 Link: 1
Placiphorella stimpsoni (Gould, 1859) Link: 1
Placiphorella velata (Carpenter MS) Dall, 1879 Link: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13
Placiphorella atlantica (Verrill & S.I.Smith, 1882) Link: 1
Placiphorella borealis Pilsbry, 1893 Link: 1
Placiphorella rufa Berry, 1917 Link: 1
Placiphorella pacifica Berry, 1919 Link: 1
Katharina tunicata (Wood, 1815) Link: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 [as octopus prey] - 6 - 7 - 8 [Mitochondrial genome] - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12
Amicula vestita (Broderip & Sowerby, 1829) Link: 1 - 2 [click on "deep water" link]

Ischnochitonina: Schizochitonidae

Lorica volvox (Reeve, 1847) Link: 1
Loricella angasi (Adams, H. in H. Adams & Angus, 1864) Link: 1

Ischnochitonina: Chitonidae: Chitoninae

Radsia nigrovirescens (Blainville, 1825) Link: 1 [as Chiton nigrovirescens]
Chiton tuberculatus Linnaeus, 1758 Link: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 [click on "hybridizes" link] - 6 - 7
Chiton stokesii Broderip, 1832 Link: 1 - 2
Chiton virgulatus Sowerby, 1840 Link: 1 - 2 - 3 [as green-striped chiton]
Chiton translucens Hedley & Hull, 1909 Link: 1
Chiton (Diochiton) squamosus Linnaeus, 1764 Link: 1 [as C. squamosum] - 2 - 3
Chiton (Diochiton) marmoratus Gmelin, 1791 Link: 1 - 2 - 3
Chiton (Diochiton) viridis Spengler, 1797 Link: 1
Chiton (Diochiton) albolineatus Broderip & Sowerby, 1829 Link: 1
Chiton (Diochiton) goodallii Broderip, 1832 Link: 1 - 2
Chiton (Diochiton) articulatus Sowerby, 1832 Link: 1
Chiton (Amaurochiton) magnificus Deshayes, 1827 Link: 1
Chiton (Amaurochiton) cumingsii Frembly, 1827 Link: 1 - 2 - 3
Chiton (Amaurochiton) glaucus Gray, 1828 Link: 1
Chiton (Chondroplax) granosus Frembly, 1827 Link: 1
Tegulaplax hululensis (Smith, E. A., 1903) Link: 1 [no image - exotic species in Mediterranean]
Sypharochiton pellisserpentis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835) Link: 1 [as "chiton pelliserpentis" (sic)] - 2 [as "chiton pelliserpentis" (sic)] - 3 [as Chiton pelliserpentis (sic)] - 4 [as Chiton pelliserpentis (sic)] - 5 [as Chiton pelliserpentis (sic)]
Rhyssoplax olivacea (Spengler, 1797) Link: 1 - 2
Rhyssoplax corallina (Risso, 1826) Link: 1
Rhyssoplax canaliculata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835) Link: 1 - 2
Rhyssoplax tulipa (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835) Link: 1 - 2 [as Chiton (Rhyssoplax) politus]
Rhyssoplax canariensis (d'Orbigny, 1839) Link: 1 [as Chiton canariensis]
Rhyssoplax jugosa (Gould, 1846) Link: 1 - 2 [field picture with nemertean]
Rhyssoplax aerea (Reeve, 1847) Link: 1
Rhyssoplax stangeri (Reeve, 1847) Link: 1
Rhyssoplax discolor (Souverbie, 1866) Link: 1
Rhyssoplax densilirata Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1893 Link: 1 [click on "snakeskin-like scales" link]
Rhyssoplax calliozona (Pilsbry, 1894) Link: 1 - 2
Rhyssoplax tricostalis (Pilsbry, 1894) Link: 1
Rhyssoplax bednalli (Pilsbry, 1895) Link: 1
Rhyssoplax exoptanda (Bednall, 1897) Link: 1 - 2
Rhyssoplax crawfordi (Sykes, 1899) Link: 1
Rhyssoplax diaphora Iredale & May, 1916 Link: 1 - 2
Rhyssoplax kimberi (Ashby, 1929) Link: 1
Rhyssoplax kurodai (Taki, Is. & Iw., 1929) Link: 1
Rhyssoplax linsleyi Burghardt, 1973 Link: 1
Rhyssoplax baliensis Bullock, 1989 Link: 1 [slides 1]

Ischnochitonina: Chitonidae: Acanthopleurinae

Acanthopleura granulata (Gmelin, 1791) Link: 1 - 2
Acanthopleura spinosa (Bruguiˇre, 1792) Link: 1 - 2
Acanthopleura echinata (Barnes, 1824) Link: 1
Acanthopleura gemmata (Blainville, 1825) Link: 1 - 2 [slide 14 and 15 of 21] - 3 - 4 - 5 [confirm ID_ listed as "chiton"]
Acanthopleura vaillantii Rochebrune, 1882 Link: 1 [as A. haddoni] - 2
Enoplochiton niger (Barnes, 1824) Link: 1
Squamopleura curtisiana (Smith, E. A., 1884) Link: 1
Squamopleura miles (Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1893) Link: 1 [slide 16 and 17 of 21]
Liolophura gaimardi (Blainville, 1825) Link: 1
Liolophura loochooana (Broderip & Sowerby, 1829) Link: 1
Liolophura japonica (Lischke, 1873) Link: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 [painting]
Liolophura (Clavarizona) hirtosa [(Pˇron MS) de Blainville, 1825] Link: 1

Ischnochitonina: Chitonidae: Toniciinae

Tonicia chilensis (Frembly, 1827) Link: 1 - 2
Tonicia schrammi (Shuttleworth, 1856) Link: 1 - 2
Tonicia forbesii Carpenter, 1857 Link: 1
Tonicia lebruni Rochebrune, 1884 Link: 1 - 2
Tonicia (Lucilina) lamellosa (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835) Link: 1
Tonicia (Lucilina) fortilirata (Reeve, 1847) Link: 1
Tonicia (Lucilina) amanda (Thiele, 1910) Link: 1
Tonicia (Lucilina) pacifica Leloup, 1981 Link: 1 [images of "Onithochiton sp. from Bali - slides 18 and 19 of 21]
Onithochiton quercinus (Gould, 1846) Link: 1 - 2 - 3
Onithochiton literatus (Krauss, 1848) Link: 1
Onithochiton neglectus Rochebrune, 1881 Link: 1
Onithochiton hirasei Pilsbry, 1901 Link: 1

Acanthochitonina: Acanthochitonidae: Acanthochitoninae

Craspedochiton rubiginosus [(Swainson MS) Hutton, 1872] Link: 1
Acanthochitona fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) Link: 1 - 2 - 3 [as A. communis Risso]
Acanthochitona crinita (Pennant, 1777) Link: 1 - 2
Acanthochitona garnoti (Blainville, 1825) Link: 1 - 2
Acanthochitona sueurii (Blainville, 1825) Link: 1
Acanthochitona discrepans (Brown, 1827) Link: 1
Acanthochitona hirudiniformis (Sowerby, 1832) Link: 1 [as A. hirundiformis (sic)]
Acanthochitona zelandica (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835) Link: 1
Acanthochitona astrigera (Reeve, 1847) Link: 1 [as A. spiculosa]
Acanthochitona achates (Gould, 1859) Link: 1
Acanthochitona avicula (Carpenter, 1866) Link: 1 - 2 - 3
Acanthochitona viridis (Pease, 1872) Link: 1
Acanthochitona defilippii (Tapparone Canefri, 1874) Link: 1 - 2
Acanthochitona exquisita (Pilsbry, 1893) Link: 1 - 2
Acanthochitona hemphilli (Pilsbry, 1893) Link: 1 - 2
Acanthochitona pygmaea (Pilsbry, 1893) Link: 1
Acanthochitona leopoldi (Leloup, 1933) Link: 1 [slides 20 and 21 of 21]
Acanthochitona worsfoldi Lyons, 1988 Link: 1
Acanthochitona roseojugum Lyons, 1988 Link: 1
Americhiton balesae (Abbott, 1954 Link: 1
Americhiton andersoni Watters, 1981 Link: 1
Americhiton zebra Lyons, 1988 Link: 1
Notoplax (Spongiochiton) producta (Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1892) Link: 1
Notoplax violacea (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835) Link: 1
Notoplax wilsoni (Sykes, 1896) Link: 1 [as Notoplax verconis]
Notoplax cuneata (Suter, 1908) Link: 1
Notoplax facilis Iredale & Hull, 1931 Link: 1
Cryptoconchus porosus [(Blainville MS) Burrow, 1815] Link: 1
Cryptoconchus floridanus (Dall, 1889) Link: 1 [as C. floridus] - 2

Acanthochitonina: Cryptoplacidae

Choneplax lata (Guilding, 1829) Link: 1 - 2 [Littler et al. (1995) abstract (no image)]
Cryptoplax striata (Lamarck, 1819) Link: 1
Cryptoplax mystica Iredale & Hull, 1925 Link: 1 - 2

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