Rhyssoplax olivacea (Spengler, 1797)

Green chiton

Rhyssoplax olivacea

Côte bleue, France, 8 meters, 2009, WBN

Rhyssoplax olivacea

Etang de Thau, France, 3 meters, 2011, WBN


Chiton olivaceus Spengler, 1797.

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Données de distribution : Rhyssoplax olivacea (Spengler, 1797) in GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2022-01-24.


Source : World Register of Marine Species

Biota (Superdomain)
Animalia (Kingdom)
Mollusca (Phylum)
Polyplacophora (Class)
Neoloricata (Subclass)
Chitonida (Order)
Chitonina (Suborder)
Chitonoidea (Superfamily)
Chitonidae (Family)
Chitoninae (Subfamily)
Rhyssoplax (Genus)
Rhyssoplax olivacea (Species)


Text : © 2009 - 2022.

Photos : © Wilfried Bay-Nouailhat. Published with his kind permission.
Websites and reference works : Consult bibliography

How to cite this page

In writing, April 2009, Description of Rhyssoplax olivacea, [On line], consulted on 2022 January 24.


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