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

Date 4 July 2008
OS grid ref TA08
Lat/Lon 54° 20' N, 0° 20' W
Location Vice County: North-east Yorks, VC62, England
Voucher 04/07/2008[G]
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Stage or state Living animal
Record Summary 3 very different-looking chitons, in shallow rock pool on mid shore
Identification Notes: Patterned pink form, pink form and brown form.

Girdle with round granules and large cigar-shaped marginal spines. Valves with diamond-shaped granules.


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