Species List for Genus: Plaxiphora
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Mollusca (Phylum) > Polyplacophora (Class) > Neoloricata (Subclass) > Chitonida (Order) > Mopalioidea (Superfamily) > Mopaliidae
(Family) > Plaxiphora
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Length 75mm, Width 45mm, Chiton, Marine
Campbell, Auckland and Antipodes Islands, and also recently recorded from the Chatham Islands MAn
(Quoy & Gaimard, 1835)
Length 60mm, Width 40mm, Chiton, Marine, Endemic
North, South, Snares and Chatham Islands ACFMAnE.
Length 12mm, Width 10mm, Chiton, Marine, Endemic
Otago Peninsula, low tide, Banks Peninsula, Stewart Island and Snares Islands CFMAnE.
Length 47mm, Width 23mm, Chiton, Marine, Endemic
North and South Island, and Kermadec Islands KACFME.
Length 26mm, Width 18mm, Chiton, Marine, Endemic
Cook Strait to Stewart Island. Under giant kelp holdfasts CFE.
Length 20mm, Width 13mm, Chiton, Marine, Endemic
West coast of North Island, and South Island, Otago Peninsula. Under smooth stones at very low water KACFE.
Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1893
Length 87mm, Width 57mm, Chiton, Marine, Endemic
North and South Islands. On open exposed coasts ACFE.