Acanthopleura

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Acanthopleura
Acanthopleura spinosa 01 Pengo.jpg
A mounted specimen of Acanthopleura spinosa, anterior end to the left
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Polyplacophora
Order: Chitonida
Family: Chitonidae
Genus: Acanthopleura
Guilding, 1829
Species

8, see text.

Acanthopleura is a genus of chitons in the family Chitonidae. In this genus the girdle is spiny or spiky. It has eight described species at present.

Species[edit]

According to the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), species in the genus Acanthopleura include [1]

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