Leptochiton thandari Sirenko, 2001, Sirenko, 2001

Sigwart, Julia D. & Sirenko, Boris I., 2012, Deep-sea chitons from sunken wood in the West Pacific (Mollusca: Polyplacophora: Lepidopleurida): taxonomy, distribution, and seven new species, Zootaxa 3195, pp. 1-38: 12

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.280094

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5218581

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038787C8-CD02-FFE5-FF70-4E83B1B6FACA

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scientific name

Leptochiton thandari Sirenko, 2001
status

 

Leptochiton thandari Sirenko, 2001  

Leptochiton thandari Sirenko 2001: 55   –57, figs 112–131, 182 – 183; 2004: 114–115, table 1; Yearsley & Sigwart 2011: table 1.

Material examined. Holotype ( MNHN 6073). 9 specimens in 3 lots from Vanuatu, 3 specimens in 2 lots from the Solomon Islands.

Distribution. Previously reported from Vanuatu ( Sirenko 2001), the new records expand the distribution to the north within Vanuatu (685–800 m) and also add equivocal records from the Solomon Islands (520–1060 m). Found living and feeding on sunken terrestrial plant remains.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Polyplacophora

Order

Lepidopleurida

Family

Leptochitonidae

Genus

Leptochiton

Loc

Leptochiton thandari Sirenko, 2001

Sigwart, Julia D. & Sirenko, Boris I. 2012
2012
Loc

Leptochiton thandari

Sirenko 2001: 55
2001