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Acanthochitona discrepans


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lexID:
6308 
AphiaID:
138676 
Scientific:
Acanthochitona discrepans 
German:
Stachelkäferschnecke 
English:
Bristled Chiton 
Category:
Polyplacophores 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Polyplacophora (Class) > Chitonida (Order) > Acanthochitonidae (Family) > Acanthochitona (Genus) > discrepans (Species) 
Initial determination:
(T. Brown, ), 1827 
Occurrence:
Tunesien, Adria, Atlantique nord, îles britanniques, Méditerranée, Mer du Nord, Mer Rouge 
Size:
bis zu 6cm 
Temperature:
10°C - 25°C 
Food:
Detritus, algues 
Tank:
~ 50 Liter 
Difficulty:
facile 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Acanthochitona achates
  • Acanthochitona andersoni
  • Acanthochitona angelica
  • Acanthochitona approximans
  • Acanthochitona armata
  • Acanthochitona arragonites
  • Acanthochitona astrigera
  • Acanthochitona avicula
  • Acanthochitona balesae
  • Acanthochitona bednalli
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-10-28 20:25:12 

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Acanthochitona fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) synnonym for Acanthochitona discrepans

Acanthochitona fascicularis chiton is found on the lower shore to 50 m depth, on rocks, boulders or in crevices.The colour may be variable, white, grey, yellowish or brown. Its a bristled chiton.

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