WoRMS taxon details

Leptochiton Gray, 1847

138117  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138117)

accepted
Genus
Chiton asellus Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Leptochiton asellus (Gmelin, 1791) (type by subsequent designation)
Species Leptochiton aequispinus (Bergenhayn, 1933)
Species Leptochiton alascensis (Thiele, 1909)
Species Leptochiton albemarlensis A. G. Smith & Ferreira, 1977
Species Leptochiton algesirensis (Capellini, 1859)
Species Leptochiton alveolus (M. Sars MS, Lovén, 1846)
Species Leptochiton americanus Kaas & Van Belle, 1985
Species Leptochiton amsterdamensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1990
Species Leptochiton angustidens Sigwart & Sirenko, 2012
Species Leptochiton antarcticus Sirenko, 2015
Species Leptochiton arcticus (Sars G. O., 1878)
Species Leptochiton asellus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Leptochiton assimilis (Thiele, 1909)
Species Leptochiton ater Saito, 1997
Species Leptochiton badius (Hedley & Hull, 1909)
Species Leptochiton batialis Sirenko, 1978
Species Leptochiton bednalli (Torr, 1912)
Species Leptochiton bedullii Dell'Angelo & Palazzi, 1986
Species Leptochiton belknapi Dall, 1878
Species Leptochiton benthedi (Leloup, 1981)
Species Leptochiton bergenhayni Saito, 2011
Species Leptochiton binghami (Boone, 1928)
Species Leptochiton boettgeri Sulc, 1934
Species Leptochiton boucheti Sirenko, 2001
Species Leptochiton cancellatus (Sowerby, 1840)
Species Leptochiton cancelloides Kaas, 1982
Species Leptochiton cascadiensis Sigwart & C. Chen, 2017
Species Leptochiton chariessa (Barnard, 1963)
Species Leptochiton cimicoides (Monterosato, 1879)
Species Leptochiton clarki S. S. Berry, 1922 †
Species Leptochiton clifdenensis (Ashby, 1929) †
Species Leptochiton collusor (Iredale & Hull, 1925)
Species Leptochiton columnarius (Hedley & May, 1908)
Species Leptochiton compostellanum Carmona Zalvide & Urgorri, 1999
Species Leptochiton consimilis Sigwart & Sirenko, 2012
Species Leptochiton darioi (Righi, 1973)
Species Leptochiton deecresswellae Anseeuw & Terryn, 2002
Species Leptochiton deforgesi Sirenko, 2001
Species Leptochiton denhartogi Strack, 2003
Species Leptochiton dispersus Kaas, 1985
Species Leptochiton dykei Sigwart & Sirenko, 2012
Species Leptochiton fairchildi (Iredale & Hull, 1929)
Species Leptochiton ferreirai Sirenko & Sellanes, 2016
Species Leptochiton fijiensis Sirenko, 2016
Species Leptochiton finlayi (Ashby, 1929)
Species Leptochiton foresti (Leloup, 1981)
Species Leptochiton fuliginatus (Reeve, 1847)
Species Leptochiton gascognensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1985
Species Leptochiton geronensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1985
Species Leptochiton gloriosus Kaas, 1985
Species Leptochiton habei Saito, 1997
Species Leptochiton hakodatensis (Thiele, 1909)
Species Leptochiton hirasei (Is. & Iw. Taki, 1929)
Species Leptochiton hiriensis Schwabe & Lozouet, 2006
Species Leptochiton ibanezi Sirenko & Sellanes, 2016
Species Leptochiton incongruus (Dall, 1908)
Species Leptochiton incubatus Sirenko, 2017
Species Leptochiton inquinatus (Reeve, 1847)
Species Leptochiton intermedius (Salvini-Plawen, 1968)
Species Leptochiton japonicus (Thiele, 1909)
Species Leptochiton juvenis (Leloup, 1981)
Species Leptochiton kaasi Sirenko, 1990
Species Leptochiton kantori Sirenko, 2016
Species Leptochiton kerguelensis Haddon, 1886
Species Leptochiton kurnilatus Kaas, 1985
Species Leptochiton lascrusesi Sirenko, 2015
Species Leptochiton latidens (Bergenhayn, 1933)
Species Leptochiton laurae Schwabe & Sellanes, 2010
Species Leptochiton leloupi Kaas, 1979
Species Leptochiton lignatilis Dell'Angelo, Bertolaso & Sosso, 2015 †
Species Leptochiton linseae Sirenko, 2015
Species Leptochiton liratellus (Iredale & Hull, 1925)
Species Leptochiton liratus (H. Adams & Angas, 1864)
Species Leptochiton longibranchiae Sirenko, 2015
Species Leptochiton longisetosus Sigwart & Sirenko, 2012
Species Leptochiton longispinus Saito, 2001
Species Leptochiton lukini Sirenko, 1990
Species Leptochiton macleani Sirenko, 2015
Species Leptochiton matthewsianus (Bednall in Bednall & Matthews, 1906)
Species Leptochiton medinae (Plate, 1899)
Species Leptochiton meiringae Kaas, 1985
Species Leptochiton micropustulosus Kaas, 1994
Species Leptochiton muelleri Sirenko & Schwabe, 2011
Species Leptochiton mutschkeae Sirenko, 2015
Species Leptochiton neocaledonicus Sirenko, 2016
Species Leptochiton nexus Carpenter, 1864
Species Leptochiton nierstraszi (Leloup, 1981)
Species Leptochiton norfolcensis (Hedley & Hull, 1912)
Species Leptochiton odhneri (Bergenhayn, 1931)
Species Leptochiton okamurai Saito, 2001
Species Leptochiton otagoensis (Iredale & Hull, 1929)
Species Leptochiton pepezamorai Carmona Zalvide, Urgorri & García, 2004
Species Leptochiton pergranatus Dall, 1889
Species Leptochiton permodestus Kaas, 1985
Species Leptochiton perscitus Kaas, 1991
Species Leptochiton peruvianus Sirenko, 2015
Species Leptochiton pseudogloriosus Strack, 1991
Species Leptochiton rarinota (Jeffreys, 1883)
Species Leptochiton rissoi (Nierstrasz, 1905)
Species Leptochiton rogeri Sigwart & Sirenko, 2015
Species Leptochiton rugatus (Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1892)
Species Leptochiton saitoi Sirenko, 2001
Species Leptochiton samadiae Sigwart & Sirenko, 2012
Species Leptochiton sanmatiensis Güller, Liuzzi & Zelaya, 2015
Species Leptochiton sarsi Kaas, 1981
Species Leptochiton scabridus (Jeffreys, 1880)
Species Leptochiton schwabei Sigwart & Sirenko, 2012
Species Leptochiton seishinmaruae Saito, 1997
Species Leptochiton sigwartae Sirenko, 2015
Species Leptochiton smirnovi Sirenko, 2016
Species Leptochiton sperandus (Iredale & Hull, 1925)
Species Leptochiton subantarcticus (Iredale & Hull, 1930)
Species Leptochiton surugensis Saito, 1997
Species Leptochiton sykesi (G. B. Sowerby III, 1903)
Species Leptochiton tenuidontus Saito & Okutani, 1990
Species Leptochiton tenuis Kaas, 1979
Species Leptochiton thalattius Kaas & Van Belle, 1985
Species Leptochiton thandari Sirenko, 2001
Species Leptochiton torishimensis (Wu & Okutani, 1984)
Species Leptochiton troncosoi Carmona Zalvide, Urgorri & García, 2004
Species Leptochiton vanbellei Sirenko, 2001
Species Leptochiton vanuatuensis Sirenko, 2016
Species Leptochiton vaubani Kaas, 1991
Species Leptochiton vietnamensis Sirenko, 1998
Species Leptochiton vitjazae (Sirenko, 1977)
Species Leptochiton xanthus Kaas & Van Belle, 1990
Species Leptochiton сommandorensis Sirenko, 2017

Subgenus Leptochiton (Leptochiton) Gray, 1847 represented as Leptochiton Gray, 1847
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) pepezamorai Carmona Zalvide, Urgorri & García, 2004 represented as Leptochiton pepezamorai Carmona Zalvide, Urgorri & García, 2004
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) americanus Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 accepted as Leptochiton americanus Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) amsterdamensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1990 accepted as Leptochiton amsterdamensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1990 (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) cancelloides Kaas, 1982 accepted as Leptochiton cancelloides Kaas, 1982 (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) compostellanum Carmona Zalvide & Urgorri, 1999 accepted as Leptochiton compostellanum Carmona Zalvide & Urgorri, 1999 (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) deecresswellae Anseeuw & Terryn, 2002 accepted as Leptochiton deecresswellae Anseeuw & Terryn, 2002 (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) dispersus Kaas, 1985 accepted as Leptochiton dispersus Kaas, 1985 (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) gascognensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 accepted as Leptochiton gascognensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) geronensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 accepted as Leptochiton geronensis Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) gloriosus Kaas, 1985 accepted as Leptochiton gloriosus Kaas, 1985 (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) kurnilatus Kaas, 1985 accepted as Leptochiton kurnilatus Kaas, 1985 (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) meiringae Kaas, 1985 accepted as Leptochiton meiringae Kaas, 1985 (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) micropustulosus Kaas, 1994 accepted as Leptochiton micropustulosus Kaas, 1994 (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) permodestus Kaas, 1985 accepted as Leptochiton permodestus Kaas, 1985 (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) perscitus Kaas, 1991 accepted as Leptochiton perscitus Kaas, 1991 (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) thalattius Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 accepted as Leptochiton thalattius Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) troncosoi Carmona Zalvide, Urgorri & García, 2004 accepted as Leptochiton troncosoi Carmona Zalvide, Urgorri & García, 2004 (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Leptochiton) vaubani Kaas, 1991 accepted as Leptochiton vaubani Kaas, 1991 (original combination)

Subgenus Leptochiton (Parachiton) Thiele, 1909 accepted as Parachiton Thiele, 1909
  » Species Leptochiton (Parachiton) eugenei Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 accepted as Parachiton eugenei (Kaas & Van Belle, 1985) (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Parachiton) fornix Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 accepted as Parachiton fornix (Kaas & Van Belle, 1985) (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Parachiton) hylkiae Strack, 1993 accepted as Parachiton hylkiae hylkiae (Strack, 1993) represented as Parachiton hylkiae (Strack, 1993) (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Parachiton) indecorus Kaas & Van Belle, 1990 accepted as Parachiton indecorus (Kaas & Van Belle, 1990) (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Parachiton) jordanensis Anseeuw & Terryn, 2004 accepted as Parachiton jordanensis (Anseeuw & Terryn, 2004) (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Parachiton) mestayerae (Iredale, 1914) accepted as Parachiton mestayerae Iredale, 1914
  » Species Leptochiton (Parachiton) ronaldi Kaas & Van Belle, 1985 accepted as Parachiton ronaldi (Kaas & Van Belle, 1985) (original combination)
  » Species Leptochiton (Parachiton) textilis (Powell, 1937) accepted as Parachiton textilis Powell, 1937
Species Leptochiton africanus (Nierstrasz, 1906) accepted as Parachiton africanus (Nierstrasz, 1906)
Species Leptochiton agesilaus (Dall, 1919) accepted as Leptochiton medinae (Plate, 1899)
Species Leptochiton albus (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Ischnochiton albus (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Stenosemus albus (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Leptochiton algesirensis Capellini, 1859 accepted as Leptochiton algesirensis (Capellini, 1859)
Species Leptochiton belgicae Pelseneer, 1903 accepted as Leloupia belgicae (Pelseneer, 1903) (original combination)
Species Leptochiton benthus Haddon, 1886 accepted as Leptochiton alveolus (M. Sars MS, Lovén, 1846) (synonym)
Species Leptochiton cessaci Rochebrune, 1881 accepted as Ischnochiton (Ischnochiton) cessaci (Rochebrune, 1881) represented as Ischnochiton cessaci (Rochebrune, 1881) (original combination)
Species Leptochiton clarki Sigwart & Sirenko, 2012 accepted as Leptochiton rogeri Sigwart & Sirenko, 2015 (invalid: junior homonym of Leptochiton clarki S.S. Berry, 1922; L. rogeri is a replacement name)
Species Leptochiton curvatus Carpenter in Dall, 1879 accepted as Deshayesiella curvata (Carpenter in Dall, 1879) (original combination)
Species Leptochiton diomedeae (Berry, 1917) accepted as Nierstraszella lineata (Nierstrasz, 1905)
Species Leptochiton farallonis Dall, 1902 accepted as Leptochiton belknapi Dall, 1878
Species Leptochiton lineatus (Nierstrasz, 1905) accepted as Nierstraszella lineata (Nierstrasz, 1905)
Species Leptochiton mesogonus Dall, 1902 accepted as Leptochiton belknapi Dall, 1878
Species Leptochiton mestayerae (Iredale, 1914) accepted as Parachiton mestayerae Iredale, 1914
Species Leptochiton niasicus (Thiele, 1906) accepted as Nierstraszella lineata (Nierstrasz, 1905)
Species Leptochiton opacus Dall, 1908 accepted as Leptochiton belknapi Dall, 1878
Species Leptochiton pagenstecheri Pfeffer, 1886 accepted as Leptochiton kerguelensis Haddon, 1886
Species Leptochiton punctatus Whiteaves, 1887 accepted as Lepidozona retiporosa (Carpenter, 1864)
Species Leptochiton sererorum Rochebrune, 1881 accepted as Ischnochiton (Ischnochiton) sererorum (Rochebrune, 1881) represented as Ischnochiton sererorum (Rochebrune, 1881) (original combination)
Species Leptochiton textilis (Powell, 1937) accepted as Parachiton textilis Powell, 1937
marine
Gray, J. E. (1847). A list of the genera of recent mollusca, their synonyma and types. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 15: 129-219., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12862913
page(s): 127, 168 [details]   
MolluscaBase (2018). Leptochiton Gray, 1847. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138117 on 2018-04-26
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-13 06:47:38Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2009-04-01 07:44:25Z
checked
2015-05-17 18:10:35Z
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original description Gray, J. E. (1847). A list of the genera of recent mollusca, their synonyma and types. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 15: 129-219., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12862913
page(s): 127, 168 [details]   

basis of record  (ofLeptochiton (Leptochiton) Gray, 1847) Eernisse D.J. (1998). Class Polyplacophora. In: Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. The Mollusca Part 1 – The Aplacophora, Polyplacophora, Scaphopoda, Bivalvia and Cephalopoda. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. volume 8: 49-73.  [details]   
From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Synonymy In separate family Leptochitonidae [details]