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Species List for Family: Ischnochitonidae
Mollusca (Phylum) > Polyplacophora (Class) > Neoloricata (Subclass) > Chitonida (Order) > Chitonoidea (Superfamily) > Ischnochitonidae (Family)
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  • Family: Ischnochitonidae

  • Ischnochiton circumvallatus (Reeve, 1847)
    =Chiton circumvallatus Reeve, 1847, =Ischnochiton (Ischnochiton) circumvallatus (Reeve, 1847) accepted, alternate representation, =Ischnochiton antipodum Palmer, 1945, =Ischnochiton fulvus Suter, 1905, =Ischnochiton parkeri Suter, 1897, =Lepidopleurus campbelli Filhol, 1880, =Lepidopleurus melanterus Rochebrune, 1884, =Tonicia greyi Filhol, 1880
    Length 21mm, Width 12mm, Chiton, Marine
    South Island. Otago southwards. Stewart, Snares, Antipodes, Auckland and Campbell Islands FAn
  • Ischnochiton granulifer Thiele, 1909
    =Ischnochiton (Ischnochiton) granulifer Thiele, 1909 accepted, alternate representation
    Length 7mm, Width 4mm, Chiton, Marine, Endemic
    North-eastern North Island, from Spirits Bay to East Cape, locally common living at 5-94 m attached to clean shells and rhodoliths AE.
  • Ischnochiton intermedius Hedley & Hull, 1912
    =Ischnochiton (Ischnochiton) intermedius Hedley & Hull, 1912 accepted, alternate representation, =Ischnochiton kermadecensis Iredale, 1914, =Ischnochiton kermadecensis var. exquisitus Iredale, 1914
    Chiton, Marine
    Kermadec Islands, intertidal to 10 metres under stones K
  • Ischnochiton luteoroseus Suter, 1907
    =Ischnochiton (Ischnochiton) luteoroseus Suter, 1907 accepted, alternate representation, =Ischnochiton mawsoni Cotton, 1937
    Length 10mm, Width 5mm, Chiton, Marine
    Fiordland to Otago, and off southern islands FAn
  • Ischnochiton maorianus Iredale, 1914
    =Chiton longicymba Quoy & Gaimard, 1835, =Ischnochiton (Ischnochiton) maorianus Iredale, 1914 accepted, alternate representation
    Length 44mm, Width 20mm, Chiton, Marine, Endemic
    North, South Stewart and Chatham Islands. Intertidal under stones ACFME.
  • Stenosemus beui (O'Neill, 1987)
    =Lepidozona beui O'Neill, 1987
    Length 25mm, Chiton, Marine, Endemic
    Off Kahurangi Shoals, northwest Kahurangi Point, Fiordland, Cook Strait, Chatham Rise, East Cape and Three Kings Rise ACFME.
Key to Geographical Ranges
NZ Map showing Geographical Ranges
The symbols K.A.C.F.M.An. are used to indicate the geographical range of the species. They have been adopted to give an approximation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
K=
Kermadec Islands
A=
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
C=
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
F=
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
M=
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
An=
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
Fw =
Freshwater
L =
Land
N =
North Island
S =
South Island
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced
R =
Recent
Sf =
Subfossil
Fo =
Fossil