Chiton (genus)

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Chiton
Temporal range: Carboniferous–Recent[citation needed]
Chiton glaucus.JPG
Chiton glaucus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Polyplacophora
Family: Chitonidae
Subfamily: Chitoninae
Genus: Chiton
Linnaeus, 1758
Species

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Chiton is a genus of chitons, a polyplacophoran mollusk in the family Chitonidae.

Taxonomy[edit]

The genus Chiton has been split into several subgenera as follows:[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php search term Chiton accessed 7 April 2010