Stenoplax fallaxis commonly referred to as Fallax Chiton, Rosy Slender Chiton. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile 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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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.
Ischnochiton (Stenoplax) fallax Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1892 (original combination)
Stenoplax (Stenoplax) fallax (Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1892)· accepted, alternate representation
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