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Leptochiton  Gray, 1847
Taxonomic Serial No.: 78813

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2000   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassPolyplacophora Blainvillle, 1816 – chitons, polyplacophorans, chíton, poliplacoforo, quíton  
                         SuborderLepidopleurina Thiele, 1910  
                            FamilyLeptochitonidae Dall, 1889  
                               GenusLeptochiton Gray, 1847  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Leptochiton alveolus (M. Sars in Lovén, 1846)  
                                  Species Leptochiton arcticus (G. O. Sars, 1878)  
                                  Species Leptochiton asellus (Gmelin, 1791)  
                                  Species Leptochiton belknapi Dall, 1878  
                                  Species Leptochiton cancellatus Sowerby, 1840  
                                  Species Leptochiton dentiens   
                                  Species Leptochiton gascognensis Kaas and Belle, 1985  
                                  Species Leptochiton internexus   
                                  Species Leptochiton leloupi Kaas, 1979  
                                  Species Leptochiton nexus Carpenter, 1864  
                                  Species Leptochiton oldroydi   
                                  Species Leptochiton rarinota (Jeffreys, 1882)  
                                  Species Leptochiton rugatus (Pilsbry, 1892)  
                                  Species Leptochiton sarsi Kaas, 1981  
                                  Species Leptochiton scabridus (Jeffreys, 1880)  
                                  Species Leptochiton tenuis Kaas, 1979  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Leptochiton   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kaas, P. and R. A. Van Belle  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of Living Chitons (Mollusca, Polyplacophora). Second, revised edition.   
  Page(s): 204   
  Publisher: Backhuys Publishers   
  Publication Place: Leiden, The Netherlands   
  ISBN/ISSN: 90-73348-93-5   
  Reference for: Leptochiton   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Leptochiton   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Vaught, K. C. / Abbott, Robert T. and Kenneth J. Boss  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A classification of the living Mollusca   
  Page(s): xii+195   
  Publisher: American Malacologists, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Melbourne, FL, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-915826-22-4   
  Reference for: Leptochiton   

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