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Temporal range: Miocene–Holocene[1]
Cryptoplacidae - Cryptoplax iredalei.JPG
Cryptoplax iredalei. Museum specimen
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Polyplacophora
Family: Cryptoplacidae
Genus: Cryptoplax
De Blainville, 1818

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Cryptoplax is a genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.[1] The genus consists of the following living species:[2]


  1. ^ a b Kaas, P., van Belle R. A. Monograph of living chitons. E. J. Brill Publishers 1985.
  2. ^ Bouchet, P.; Schwabe, E. (2012). Cryptoplax Blainville, 1818. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2012-02-11