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Range extension for Lepidochitona canariensis (Thiele, 1909) (Mollusca: Polyplacophora: Tonicellidae)
Anseeuw, B.; Verstraeten, J. (2009). Range extension for Lepidochitona canariensis (Thiele, 1909) (Mollusca: Polyplacophora: Tonicellidae). Neptunea 8(4): 30-32
In: Neptunea. Belgische Vereniging voor Conchyliologie, Afdeling Kust: De Haan. ISSN 1378-2029, more
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    Lepidochitona (Lepidochitona) canariensis (Thiele, 1909) [WoRMS]; Tonicellidae Simroth, 1894 [WoRMS]
    Mauritania [Marine Regions]
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    range extension

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  • Anseeuw, B., more
  • Verstraeten, J., more

    Lepidochitona canariensis (Thiele, 1909) is reported to have been found in Mauritania. This is a southern range extension for a chiton until now only known from the Canary Islands, Madeira, a few localities west of the Strait of Gibraltar and one report from the Mediterranean (south of the Iberian Peninsula).

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