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Stenoplax fallax

Stenoplax fallaxis commonly referred to as Fallax Chiton, Rosy Slender Chiton. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Stenoplax fallax, Fallax Chiton, Rosy Slender Chiton. About 7.5cm long. Estero Bluffs State Park, San Luis Obispo Co., CA 2014


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lexID:
13931 
AphiaID:
848094 
Scientific:
Stenoplax fallax 
German:
Fallax Käferschnecke 
English:
Fallax Chiton, Rosy Slender Chiton 
Category:
Chitony  
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Polyplacophora (Class) > Chitonida (Order) > Ischnochitonidae (Family) > Stenoplax (Genus) > fallax (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Carpenter, ), 1892 
Sea depth:
- 5 Meter 
Size:
6 cm - 8,0 cm 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-06-07 20:05:15 

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Stenoplax fallax (Carpenter, 1892)

Stenoplax is a genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

Stenoplax fallax have an elongate oval body. The bottom of foot is orange, valves purple to red, speckled with brown or white in colour. Adults can be found on sides of rocks buried in coarse sand, mostly subtidal. This chiton is a fast-moving species.

Synonymised names:
Ischnochiton (Stenoplax) fallax Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1892 (original combination)
Stenoplax (Stenoplax) fallax (Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1892)· accepted, alternate representation

External links

  1. SEANET, Nearshore Plants and Animal of the Monterey Bay (en). Abgerufen am 07.06.2021.
  2. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 07.06.2021.

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