- MASDEA (1997).
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimens with Sequences:57
Specimens with Barcodes:56
Species With Barcodes:17
Acanthochitonidae is a family of chitons.
These small to large chitons are characterised by a broad girdle with erect tufts of up to ten large bristles. The coarsely granular valves of the shell are partially overlapped by the girdle. This girdle is all covered by coarse spines. The articulating flange, or articulamentum, is well developed. The margin of the cephalic plate has about five slits. The lateral insertion plates all have a single notch. 
- Acanthochitona Gray, 1821
- Bassethullia Pilsbry, 1928
- Choneplax Carpenter MS, Dall, 1882
- Craspedochiton Shuttleworth, 1853
- Craspedoplax Iredale & Hull, 1925
- Cryptoconchus de Blainville MS, Burrow, 1815
- Leptoplax Carpenter MS, Dall, 1882
- Notoplax H. Adams, 1861
- Onithochiton Gray, 1847
- Pseudotonicia Ashby, 1928
- Vaught, K.C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp
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