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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton Gray, 1847 
AphiaID: 138117

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplacophora (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoloricata (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidopleurida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidopleurina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochitonidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiton cinereus Linnaeus, 1767 sensu Montagu, 1803
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochitonidae Dall, 1889
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiton (Leptochiton)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiton (Leptochiton) Gray, 1847
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidopleurus (Leptochiton)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerenochiton Iredale, 1914
Sources  basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213 (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton aequispinus (Bergenhayn, 1933)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton alascensis (Thiele, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton albemarlensis A. G. Smith & Ferreira, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton algesirensis (Capellini, 1859)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton alveolus (M. Sars MS, Lovén, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton americanus Kaas & Van Belle, 1985
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton amsterdamensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton angustidens Sigwart & Sirenko, 2012
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton arcticus (Sars G. O., 1878)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton asellus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton assimilis (Thiele, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton ater Saito, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton badius (Hedley & Hull, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton batialis Sirenko, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton bednalli (Torr, 1912)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton bedullii Dell'Angelo & Palazzi, 1986
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton belknapi Dall, 1878
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton benthedi (Leloup, 1981)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton bergenhayni Saito, 2011
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton binghami (Boone, 1928)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton boettgeri Sulc, 1934
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton boucheti Sirenko, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton cancellatus (Sowerby, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton cancelloides Kaas, 1982
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton chariessa (Barnard, 1963)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton cimicoides (di Monterosato, 1879)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton clarki Sigwart & Sirenko, 2012
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton collusor (Iredale & Hull, 1925)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton columnarius (Hedley & May, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton compostellanum Carmona Zalvide & Urgorri, 1999
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton consimilis Sigwart & Sirenko, 2012
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton darioi (Righi, 1973)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton deecresswellae Anseeuw & Terryn, 2002
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton deforgesi Sirenko, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton denhartogi Strack, 2003
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton dispersus Kaas, 1985
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton dykei Sigwart & Sirenko, 2012
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton fairchildi (Iredale & Hull, 1929)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton finlayi (Ashby, 1929)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton foresti (Leloup, 1981)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton fuliginatus (Reeve, 1847)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton gascognensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1985
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton geronensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1985
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton gloriosus Kaas, 1985
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton habei Saito, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton hakodatensis (Thiele, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton hirasei (Is. & Iw. Taki, 1929)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton hiriensis Schwabe & Lozouet, 2006
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton incongruus (Dall, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton inquinatus (Reeve, 1847)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton intermedius (von Salvini-Plawen, 1968)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton japonicus (Thiele, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton juvenis (Leloup, 1981)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton kaasi Sirenko, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton kerguelensis Haddon, 1886
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton kurnilatus Kaas, 1985
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton latidens (Bergenhayn, 1933)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton laurae Schwabe & Sellanes, 2010
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton leloupi Kaas, 1979
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton liratellus (Iredale & Hull, 1925)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton liratus (H. Adams & Angas, 1864)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton longisetosus Sigwart & Sirenko, 2012
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton lukini Sirenko, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton matthewsianus (Bednall in Bednall & Matthews, 1906)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton medinae (Plate, 1899)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton meiringae Kaas, 1985
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton micropustulosus Kaas, 1994
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton muelleri Sirenko & Schwabe, 2011
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton nexus Carpenter, 1864
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton nierstraszi (Leloup, 1981)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton norfolcensis (Iredale & Hull, 1912)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton odhneri (Bergenhayn, 1931)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton okamurai Saito, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton otagoensis (Iredale & Hull, 1929)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton pepezamorai Carmona Zavilde, Urgorri & García, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton pergranatus Dall, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton permodestus Kaas, 1985
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton perscitus Kaas, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton pseudogloriosus Strack, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton rarinota (Jeffreys, 1883)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton rissoi (Nierstrasz, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton rugatus (Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1892)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton saitoi Sirenko, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton samadiae Sigwart & Sirenko, 2012
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton sarsi Kaas, 1981
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton scabridus (Jeffreys, 1880)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton schwabei Sigwart & Sirenko, 2012
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton seishinmaruae Saito, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton sperandus (Iredale & Hull, 1925)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton subantarcticus (Iredale & Hull, 1930)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton surugensis Saito, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton sykesi (G. B. Sowerby III, 1903)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton tenuidontus Saito & Okutani, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton tenuis Kaas, 1979
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton thalattius Kaas & Van Belle, 1985
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton thandari Sirenko, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton torishimensis (Wu & Okutani, 1984)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton troncosoi Carmona Zavilde, Urgorri & García, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton vanbellei Sirenko, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton vaubani Kaas, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton vietnamensis Sirenko, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton vitjazae (Sirenko, 1977)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton xanthus Kaas & Van Belle, 1990

Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton Gray, 1847
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) americanus Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton americanus Kaas & Van Belle, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) amsterdamensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1990 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton amsterdamensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1990
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) cancelloides Kaas, 1982 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton cancelloides Kaas, 1982
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) compostellanum Carmona Zalvide & Urgorri, 1999 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton compostellanum Carmona Zalvide & Urgorri, 1999
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) deecresswellae Anseeuw & Terryn, 2002 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton deecresswellae Anseeuw & Terryn, 2002
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) dispersus Kaas, 1985 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton dispersus Kaas, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) gascognensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton gascognensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) geronensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton geronensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) gloriosus Kaas, 1985 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton gloriosus Kaas, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) kurnilatus Kaas, 1985 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton kurnilatus Kaas, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) meiringae Kaas, 1985 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton meiringae Kaas, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) micropustulosus Kaas, 1994 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton micropustulosus Kaas, 1994
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) pepezamorai Carmona Zalvide, Urgorri & García, 2004 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton pepezamorai Carmona Zavilde, Urgorri & García, 2004
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) permodestus Kaas, 1985 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton permodestus Kaas, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) perscitus Kaas, 1991 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton perscitus Kaas, 1991
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) thalattius Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton thalattius Kaas & Van Belle, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) troncosoi Carmona Zalvide, Urgorri & García, 2004 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton troncosoi Carmona Zavilde, Urgorri & García, 2004
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Leptochiton) vaubani Kaas, 1991 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton vaubani Kaas, 1991
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Parachiton) Thiele, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParachiton Thiele, 1909
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Parachiton) eugenei Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParachiton eugenei (Kaas & Van Belle, 1985)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Parachiton) fornix Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParachiton fornix (Kaas & Van Belle, 1985)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Parachiton) hylkiae Strack, 1993 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParachiton hylkiae hylkiae (Strack, 1993)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Parachiton) indecorus Kaas & Van Belle, 1990 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParachiton indecorus (Kaas & Van Belle, 1990)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Parachiton) jordanensis Anseeuw & Terryn, 2004 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParachiton jordanensis (Anseeuw & Terryn, 2004)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Parachiton) mestayerae (Iredale, 1914) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParachiton mestayerae Iredale, 1914
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Parachiton) ronaldi Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParachiton ronaldi (Kaas & Van Belle, 1985)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton (Parachiton) textilis (Powell, 1937) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParachiton textilis Powell, 1937
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton africanus (Nierstrasz, 1906) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParachiton africanus (Nierstrasz, 1906)
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton albus (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIschnochiton albus (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenosemus albus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton algesirensis Capellini, 1859 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton algesirensis (Capellini, 1859)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton belgicae Pelseneer, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeloupia belgicae (Pelseneer, 1903)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton benthus Haddon, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton alveolus (M. Sars MS, Lovén, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton cessaci Rochebrune, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIschnochiton (Ischnochiton) cessaci (Rochebrune, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton curvatus Carpenter in Dall, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDeshayesiella curvata (Carpenter in Dall, 1879)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton longispinus Saito, 2001 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton vietnamensis Sirenko, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton mestayerae (Iredale, 1914) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParachiton mestayerae Iredale, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton sererorum Rochebrune, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIschnochiton (Ischnochiton) sererorum (Rochebrune, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton textilis (Powell, 1937) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParachiton textilis Powell, 1937
Environment marine
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochitonicola intermedia Avdeev & Sirenko, 2005 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy In separate family Leptochitonidae [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138117
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2006-09-13 06:47:38Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2009-04-01 07:44:25Z  checked  Schwabe, Enrico
  
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  Citation: Schwabe, E.; Gofas, S. (2014). Leptochiton. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138117 on 2014-07-23
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