Stenoplax heathianais commonly referred to as Heath's Chiton. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Cold water animal. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 10813 AphiaID: 848155 Scientific: Stenoplax heathiana German: Heaths Käferschnecke English: Heath's Chiton Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Polyplacophora (Class) > Chitonida (Order) > Ischnochitonidae (Family) > Stenoplax (Genus) > heathiana (Species) Initial determination: Berry, 1946 Sea depth: Meter Size: bis zu 6,0cm Temperature: °C - 15°C Difficulty: Cold water animal Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Stenoplax heathiana Berry, 1946
Size up to 6 cm long. The Girdle is a light cream colour, sometimes with some greenish spots.This chiton can be found in the middle and low intertidal zone, under rocks Its mostly nocturnal . Stenoplax heathiana feed on drift algae that lodge at the bases of the rocks.
Stenoplax (Stenoradsia) heathiana Berry, 1946
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