WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthopleura brevispinosa (G. B. Sowerby II, 1840)

211922  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211922)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthopleura spiniger (Sowerby, 1840) (the nominal species is a synonym of Acanthopleura gemmata; the SW Indian Ocean records refer to A. brevispinosa; Red Sea records to A. vaillantii (see Kaas et al. 2006))
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distinctive, large species with dimpled plate...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distinctive, large species with dimpled plate margins and a dark girdle of conspicuous spicules, up to 7 cm. Habitat: littoral fringe rock surfaces. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Bouchet, P.; Rosenberg, G.; Schwabe, E. (2016). Acanthopleura brevispinosa (G. B. Sowerby II, 1840). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211922 on 2017-12-16

Date
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1997-04-16 06:07:12Z
created
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2006-05-05 13:30:38Z
changed
2009-03-23 08:24:45Z
changed
2012-05-14 15:31:10Z
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Gille, Didier
2012-08-15 02:02:24Z
changed
2016-07-23 16:02:17Z
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basis of record Taylor, J.D. (1971). Intertidal Zonation at Aldabra Atoll. Phil. Trns. Roy. Soc. Lond. B. 260, 173-213 [details]   

additional source Kaas P. (1996). Chitons (Mollusca: Polyplacophora) from the Seychelles with description of a new species. Zoologische Mededelingen. 70(25): 367-375., available online at http://dare.uva.nl/cgi/arno/show.cgi?fid=150665 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthopleura spiniger (Sowerby, 1840)) Leloup, E. (1981). Chitons de Tulear, Reunion, Maurice et Tahiti. Bull. Inst. R. Sci. nat. Belg. (Biologie) 53(3): 1-46. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiton brevispinosus G. B. Sowerby II, 1840) Petit, R. E. (2009). George Brettingham Sowerby, I, II & III: their conchological publications and molluscan taxa. Zootaxa. 2189: 1–218., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2009/f/z02189p218f.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distinctive, large species with dimpled plate margins and a dark girdle of conspicuous spicules, up to 7 cm. Habitat: littoral fringe rock surfaces. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorthorny chiton  [details]