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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthopleura spiniger (Sowerby, 1840) 
AphiaID: 211923

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)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (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))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthopleura brevispinosa (Sowerby II, 1840)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthopleura Guilding, 1829
Source  basis of record Leloup, E. (1981). Chitons de Tulear, Reunion, Maurice et Tahiti. Bull. Inst. R. Sci. nat. Belg. (Biologie) 53(3): 1-46. [details]

Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (45 publications) 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211923
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2001-10-31 11:20:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-05-05 13:30:38Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-03-30 15:36:44Z  changed  Schwabe, Enrico
  
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  Citation: Schwabe, E. (2014). Acanthopleura spiniger (Sowerby, 1840). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211923 on 2014-08-30
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