Pigmented chiton

Ischnochiton lentiginosus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1840)

Can be found under rocks within the intertidal zones around Tomahawk although is a less common species

How to identify Ischnochiton lentiginosus?

Valve colour can be fawn to dark brown, with scattered blue flecks whilst the girdle is moderately broad and may have darker banding and features small smooth scales

What habitats does Ischnochiton lentiginosus live in?

Can be found intertidally under rocks and along

What is the distribution of Ischnochiton lentiginosus?

Can be found around South Eastern Australia including around Tasmania

How big does Ischnochiton lentiginosus grow?

Can grow up to around 27mm however around 20mm is more common

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