Sulcate chiton or sculptured 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.

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Accession Loan No.
Moll2232
Collection Class
Molluscs
Common Name
sulcate chiton or sculptured chiton
Simple Name
mollusc : shell
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CHITONIDAE: Chiton sulcatus [Wood]: sulcate chiton or sculptured chiton