Torre's Chiton

Ischnochiton torri Iredale & May, 1916

Features a flattened elongatted oval shaped body with 8 shell sections (valves) surrounded by a fleshy girdle the colour is light brown or cream with darker patterning

How to identify Ischnochiton torri?

What habitats does Ischnochiton torri live in?

Can be found under rocks, in tidal pools or below low tide level out to depth of around 18m

What is the distribution of Ischnochiton torri?

South-eastern Australia including around Tasmania

How big does Ischnochiton torri grow?

Can grow to around 2cm long

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