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Chitons

Polyplacophora Gray 1821

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Polyplacophora (Chitons) is a class of molluscs. There are 1141 species of Chitons, in 103 genera and 34 families. Dead Chitons form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Chiton Habitats

The environments in which many chitons species are known to live. Select an environment to see its chitons species checklist.

chitons Habitats

The environments in which many chitons species are known to live. Select an environment to see its chitons species checklist.