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Onithochiton neglectus

Onithochiton neglectusis commonly referred to as Chiton. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Onithochiton neglectus,Under a rock just below low tide, Algies Bay, Kawau Bay,2020


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lexID:
12750 
AphiaID:
386607 
Scientific:
Onithochiton neglectus 
German:
Käferschnecke 
English:
Chiton 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Polyplacophora (Class) > Chitonida (Order) > Chitonidae (Family) > Onithochiton (Genus) > neglectus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Rochebrune, 1881 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
bis zu 3cm 
Temperature:
13°C - 20°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Onithochiton ashbyi
  • Onithochiton discrepans
  • Onithochiton erythraeus
  • Onithochiton gotoi
  • Onithochiton helenae
  • Onithochiton hirasei
  • Onithochiton literatus
  • Onithochiton lyellii
  • Onithochiton maillardi
  • Onithochiton margueritae
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-02-02 13:25:56 

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Onithochiton neglectus Rochebrune, 1881

Onithochiton neglectus is endemic to New Zealand. This chiton is a brooding chiton, which means that the eggs develop attached to the body of females.

Synonymised names:
Chiton undulatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1835 (invalid: junior homonym of Chiton undulatus Fischer von Waldheim, 1807)
Icoplax chathamensis Dell, 1960 (synonym)
Onithochiton astrolabei Rochebrune, 1881
Onithochiton decipiens Rochebrune, 1882
Onithochiton filholi Rochebrune, 1881
Onithochiton marmoratus Wissel, 1904
Onithochiton neglectus neglectus Rochebrune, 1881· accepted, alternate representation
Onithochiton nodosus Suter, 1907
Onithochiton opiniosus Iredale & Hull, 1932 (synonym)
Onithochiton semisculptus Pilsbry, 1893
Onithochiton undulatus (G. B. Sowerby I, 1839)

Direct children:
Subspecies Onithochiton neglectus subantarcticus Suter, 1907
Subspecies Onithochiton neglectus neglectus Rochebrune, 1881 represented as Onithochiton neglectus Rochebrune, 1881

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