Choneplax Dall, 1882

Dell’Angelo, Bruno, Landau, Bernard M., Sosso, Maurizio & Taviani, Marco, 2020, Late Pleistocene Red Sea Mollusca: 1. Polyplacophora, Zootaxa 4772 (3), pp. 401-449: 435

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4772.3.1

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3844009

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Choneplax Dall, 1882
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Genus Choneplax Dall, 1882  

Type species. Chiton strigatus Sowerby, 1840   (= Chitonellus latus Guilding, 1829   ), by original designation.

Remarks. The genus Choneplax Dall, 1882   includes four Recent species ( Sirenko 2003): C. lata ( Guilding, 1829)   from the Caribbean, C. hastata (Sowerby, 1840)   , habitat unknown (fide Sirenko 2003), C. indica   from the W. Indian Ocean, and C. littlerorum Sirenko, 2003   from American Samoa. This is the first fossil record for the genus.

Distribution. Indian and Pacific ( American Samoa) Oceans, and West Atlantic, Pleistocene to present-day.