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Black Chitons

Acanthochitonidae

Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Acanthochitonidae
Reference taxon from Catalogue of Life in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Acanthochitona subgen. Lirachiton Ashby & Cotton 1939
Subgenus recognized by World Register of Marine Species
Acanthochitonidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Adriatic Sea Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, Ceram Sea Species List, NMNH Invertebrate Zoology, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, Egypt Species List, Animal Diversity Web, Shelled animal body mass, Femorale, Bailiwick of Jersey Species List, Australia Species List, Bonaire Saint Eustatius and Saba Species List, Canada Species List, Cayman Islands Species List, Chile Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Curacao Species List, Ecuador Species List, France Species List, Greece Species List, Guam Species List, Guernsey Species List, Ireland Species List, Isle of Man Species List, Italy Species List, Kuwait Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malta Species List, Mauritius Species List, New Zealand Species List, Norfolk Island Species List, Norway Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Philippines Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Reunion Species List, Seychelles Species List, South Korea Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sweden Species List, The Bahamas Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Japan Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Environments EOL, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Adriatic Sea Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, Balearic Sea Species List, Banda Sea Species List, Bay of Biscay Species List, Bass Strait Species List, Black Sea Species List, Bristol Channel Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Celebes Sea Species List, Celtic Sea Species List, Ceram Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Eastern China Sea Species List, English Channel Species List, Great Australian Bight Species List, Gulf of Aqaba Species List, Gulf of California Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Gulf of Tomini Species List, Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland Species, Indian Ocean Species List, Ionian Sea Species List, Irish Sea Species List, Kattegat Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, North Sea Species List, Red Sea Species List, Savu Sea Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Philippine Sea Species List, Seto Inland Sea Species List, Skagerrak Species List, Strait of Gibraltar Species List, Yellow Sea Species List, Tyrrhenian Sea Species List, Sulu Sea Species List, Timor Sea Species List, Tasman Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, and South Pacific Species List
Acanthochitonidae Pilsbry 1893

Alternative Names

? altavillensis Seguenza, 1876
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acanthochitonidae Pilsbry 1893
Synonym according to NCBI
Amblyplax Ashby 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chitonelle Blainville 1825
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hamachiton Middendorff 1848
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ikedaella Taki 1929
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lirachiton Ashby & Cotton 1939
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lophoplax Ashby 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mecynoplax Thiele 1893
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Molachiton Ashby & Cotton 1939
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phakellopleura Guilding 1830
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudoacanthochiton Šulc 1936
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stectoplax Dall 1879
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Strechochiton Tapparone-Canefri 1874
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

black chitons preferred

Dutch; Flemish

borstelkeverslakken preferred

Japanese

ケハダヒザラガイ科 preferred
Recognized by piaf and admin

Curated hierarchies for Acanthochitonidae

World Register of Marine Species

Animalia
Mollusca
Polyplacophora
Chitonida

World Register of Marine Species

Animalia
Mollusca
Polyplacophora
Chitonida
Acanthochitonidae
Acanthochitona