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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Polyplacophora: Neoloricata: : Chitonidae

Acanthopleura granulata (Gmelin, 1791)

Range: 26°N to 12.9°N; 86.8°W to 61.2°W
Depth: 0 to 0 m (live 0 to 0 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 70  mm


Chiton granulatus Gmelin, 1791
Chiton piceus Gmelin, 1791
Chiton salamander Spengler, 1797
Chiton convexus Blainville, 1825
Chiton occidentalis Reeve, 1847
Chiton mucronulatus Shuttleworth, 1854
Chiton blauneri Shuttleworth, 1856


Chiton granulatus Gmelin, 1791,
[Basis of the current name]
Range: 26°N to 12.9°N; 86.8°W to 61.2°W
Depth: 0 m (live 0 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 70 mm
Distribution: Florida: East Florida; Mexico: Quintana Roo; Cuba: Holguin; St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Mustique
References: Ekdale (1974) {S}W; Vegas Torres et al. (2004); Hewitt (2005a) SE

Chiton (Acanthopleura) blauneri Shuttleworth, 1856, p. 170-171, Not figured
Type Locality: Portorico [Puerto Rico]
Range: 18°N to 18.5°N; 66°W to 67°W
Maximum Reported Size: 52 mm
Distribution: Puerto Rico
References: Shuttleworth (1856) NSEWM

Chiton convexus Blainville, 1825, 
References: Kaas et al. (2006) s

Chiton mucronulatus Shuttleworth, 1854, 
References: Kaas et al. (2006) s

Chiton occidentalis Reeve, 1847, 
References: Kaas et al. (2006) s

Chiton piceus Gmelin, 1791, 
References: Kaas et al. (2006) s

Chiton salamander Spengler, 1797, 
References: Kaas et al. (2006) s

Partial List of References

Shuttleworth, R. J. 1856. Description de nouvelles espèces. Première décade; espèces nouvelles pour la faune des Antilles Journal de Conchyliologie 5 168-175.

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