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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiton (Rhyssoplax) politus Spengler, 1797 
AphiaID: 386247

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiton (Rhyssoplax) (Subgenus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiton (Rhyssoplax) Thiele, 1893
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiton politus Spengler, 1797 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiton tulipa Quoy & Gaimard, 1835 (synonym (fide Kaas & Knudsen 1992))
Source  basis of record (of Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiton tulipa Quoy & Gaimard, 1835) Branch, G.M. et al. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg., available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortulip chiton [from synonym]  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Coast of South Africa [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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To MNHN Type collection
To MNHN Type collection
[image hosted externally; from synonym]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:386247
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2009-03-23 07:54:34Z  created  Schwabe, Enrico
2009-03-23 08:24:45Z  changed  Schwabe, Enrico
  
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  Citation: Schwabe, E. (2014). Chiton (Rhyssoplax) politus Spengler, 1797. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=386247 on 2014-09-24
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