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Lepidochitona flectens   (Carpenter, 1864)


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Lepidochitona flectens   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Polyplacophora | Chitonida | Callochitonidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Burghardt, G. and L. Burghardt. 2006. (Ref. 296)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 2.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 296)

Environment

Demersal; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 289)

Climate / Range

Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific: Alaska, USA, Canada and Mexico.

Short description

Girdle: Sandy with a minute spiculose fringe; opposite all or some sutural areas there is a long hair with fine recurved short hairs along its stem; Cream with orange or red blotches in color. Valves: Appear smooth to the naked eye but are minutely granular under a lens; scarlet red in color with 4 small blue spots on the posterior edge or mottled olivaceous green and maroon (Ref. 296).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Members of the class Polyplacophora are mostly gonochoric. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into lecitotrophic planktonic trocophore larvae (no veliger stage) which later metamorphose and settle on the bottom as young adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown