WoRMS taxon details

Leptochiton arcticus (Sars G. O., 1878)

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

accepted
Species
marine
(of Lepidopleurus 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]   
Distribution geographic range not obtained; has been recorded in the Bay of Fundy  
Distribution geographic range not obtained; has been recorded in the Bay of Fundy [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Leptochiton arcticus (Sars G. O., 1878). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140198 on 2020-08-04
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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  (of Lepidopleurus 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]   

context source (MSBIAS) MEDIN. (2011). UK checklist of marine species derived from the applications Marine Recorder and UNICORN. version 1.0. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [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. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet herbivores [details]

Dimensions 10 to 20 mm [details]

Distribution geographic range not obtained; has been recorded in the Bay of Fundy [details]

Habitat shallow water or littoral forms and are usually confined to hard substrata to which they cling [details]

Reproduction sexes are separate but they are indistinguishable externally. fertilization is external and usually the eggs are shed into the water [details]