Acanthochitona fascicularis Linnaeus 1758 (glass-hair chiton)

Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Acanthochitonidae

Alternative combination: Chiton fascicularis

Synonym: Acanthochitona communis Sabelli and Taviani 1979

Belongs to Acanthochitona according to Gray 1821

See also Dell’Angelo et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Acanthochitona avicula, Acanthochitona crinita, Acanthochitona pygmaea

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer


• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Italy (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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