Chiton

Chitons are molluscs that live on the rocky shore. Their shells are made up of eight plates that act like a protective armour. They are flexible enough to allow the chiton to securely attach to uneven rock surfaces.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Moll2231
Collection Class
Molluscs
Collection Area Region
South America
Common Name
chiton
Simple Name
mollusc : shell
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CHITONIDAE: Chiton species