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Lepidochitona  Gray, 1821
Taxonomic Serial No.: 78878

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Basiliochiton Berry, 1918
    Cyanoplax Pilsbry, 1892
    Spongioradsia Pilsbry, 1894
    Dendrochiton Berry, 1911
  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  
                            FamilyIschnochitonidae Dall, 1889  
                               GenusLepidochitona Gray, 1821  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Lepidochitona aleutica (Dall, 1879)  
                                  Species Lepidochitona beanii (Carpenter, 1864)  
                                  Species Lepidochitona berryana Eernisse, 1986  
                                  Species Lepidochitona caverna Eernisse, 1986  
                                  Species Lepidochitona cinerea (Linnaeus, 1767)  
                                  Species Lepidochitona dentiens (Gould, 1846)  
                                  Species Lepidochitona fernaldi Eernisse, 1986  
                                  Species Lepidochitona flectens (Carpenter, 1864)  
                                  Species Lepidochitona gothica (Carpenter, 1864)  
                                  Species Lepidochitona hartwegii (Carpenter, 1855)  
                                  Species Lepidochitona keepiana S. S. Berry, 1948  
                                  Species Lepidochitona liozonis (Dall and Simpson, 1901) – Caribbean red chiton 
                                  Species Lepidochitona lowei (Pilsbry, 1918)  
                                  Species Lepidochitona semilirata (S. S. Berry, 1927)  
                                  Species Lepidochitona sharpeii   
                                  Species Lepidochitona thamnopora (S. S. Berry, 1911)  
                                  Species Lepidochitona thomasi (Pilsbry, 1898)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lepidochitona   
  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: Lepidochitona   
  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: Lepidochitona   
  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: Lepidochitona   

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