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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiton achatinus Brown, 1827 
AphiaID: 152784

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 editorChitonida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChitonina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChitonoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChitonidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChitoninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiton (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallochiton septemvalvis (Montagu, 1803)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiton Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Brown, T. (1827) Illustrations of the Conchology of Great Britain and Ireland. Drawn from Nature. W.H. Lizars and D. Lizars, Edinburgh and S. Highley, London, 144 pp., 52 pls. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127868 [details]

source of synonymy 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]

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Environment marine
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublication date Year of description often erroneusly given as 1827 [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152784
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-04-14 07:47:17Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2014-01-31 07:34:01Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Chiton achatinus Brown, 1823. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=152784 on 2014-08-23
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