WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochiton arcticus (Sars G. O., 1878)

140198  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140198)

accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution geographic range not obtained; has been recorded...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution geographic range not obtained; has been recorded in the Bay of Fundy [details]
Rosenberg, G.; Gofas, S. (2011). Leptochiton arcticus (Sars G. O., 1878). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140198 on 2017-12-12

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2011-10-09 01:30:18Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidopleurus arcticus G.O. Sars, 1878) Sars, G.O. (1878). Bidrag til Kundskaben om Norges arktiske Fauna. I. Mollusca Regionis Arcticae Norvegiae. Oversigt over de i Norges arktiske Region Forekommende Bløddyr. Brøgger, Christiania. xiii + 466 pp., pls 1-34 & I-XVIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/92496 [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Kaas, P.; Van Belle, R.A. (1980). Catalogue of living chitons (Mollusca: Polyplacophora). Backhuys: Rotterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-6279-013-5. 144 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidopleurus arcticus G.O. Sars, 1878) Kaas, P.; Van Belle, R.A. (1980). Catalogue of living chitons (Mollusca: Polyplacophora). Backhuys: Rotterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-6279-013-5. 144 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidopleurus arcticus G.O. Sars, 1878) Kaas, P.; Van Belle, R.A. (1980). Catalogue of living chitons (Mollusca: Polyplacophora). Backhuys: Rotterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-6279-013-5. 144 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidopleurus arcticus G.O. Sars, 1878) Bousfield, E.L. 1960. Canadian Atlantic sea shells. National Museum of Canada, Ottawa. 72 p. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidopleurus arcticus G.O. Sars, 1878) Mayhew, R. and F. Cole. 1994 MS. A taxonomic discussion and update of shell-bearing marine molluscs recorded from NW Atlantic North of Cape Cod (excluding Greenland), and Canadian Arctic Archipeligo. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet herbivores [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions 10 to 20 mm [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution geographic range not obtained; has been recorded in the Bay of Fundy [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat shallow water or littoral forms and are usually confined to hard substrata to which they cling [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction sexes are separate but they are indistinguishable externally. fertilization is external and usually the eggs are shed into the water [details]
 

Feeding Type
deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]