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Lepidochitona (Lepidochitona) cinerea (Linnaeus, 1767) (Grey Chiton, Common Chiton)

Date 16 May 2008
OS grid ref NS24
Lat/Lon 55° 40' N, 4° 50' W
Location Vice County: Ayrshire, VC75, England
Stage or state Living animal
Record Summary on underside of rock on foreshore
Identification Notes: Girdle with round granules, patchily dark.
Maginal fringe, but no other spines or bristles.
Valve dull, verruculose.
Gills: ≥14 pairs.

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