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Chitons

Polyplacophora

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Polyplacophora (Chitons) is a group of molluscs. There are 1089 species of chitons, in 84 genera and 22 families. This group has been around since the cambrian series 2 epoch. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is dioecious. They are facultatively mobile animals.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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chitons Habitats

The environments in which many chitons species are known to live. Select an environment to see its chitons species checklist.

Ken-ichi Ueda   cc-by-nc-2.0

Chiton Habitats

The environments in which many chitons species are known to live. Select an environment to see its chitons species checklist.