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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthopleura gemmata (Blainville, 1825) 
AphiaID: 211919

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 editorAcanthopleurinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthopleura (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthopleura gemmata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthopleura Guilding, 1829
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiton gemmatus Blainville, 1825 (original combination)
Sources  basis of record Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorLibyan part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (introduced: origin uncertain[details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Libyan part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Similar to A. brevispinosa but with shorter spicules and a brown girdle with lighter bands. Habitat: upper littoral rocks and cliffs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
gemmata
gemmata
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211919
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-04-27 14:26:43Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2006-05-05 13:30:38Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-03-23 08:24:45Z  changed  Schwabe, Enrico
  
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  Citation: Schwabe, E. (2014). Acanthopleura gemmata. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211919 on 2014-12-26
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