Species under Acanthochitona
n= 27
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acanthochitona angelica
Dall, 1919
Eastern Pacific
Acanthochitona armata
(Pease, 1872)
Eastern Central Pacific
Acanthochitona astrigera
(Reeve, 1847)
Western Atlantic Ocean
Acanthochitona avicula
(Carpenter, 1864)
Eastern Pacific
Acanthochitona balesae
Abbott, 1954
slender glass-hair chiton Eastern Pacific
Acanthochitona bonairensis
Kaas, 1972
Western Atlantic
Acanthochitona burghardtae
Clark, 2000
Eastern Central Pacific
Acanthochitona ciroi
Righi, 1971
Western Atlantic
Acanthochitona crinita
(Pennant, 1777)
Northeast Atlantic
Acanthochitona discrepans
(Brown, 1827)
Eastern Pacific
Acanthochitona dissimilis
Taki, 1931
Northwest Pacific
Acanthochitona fascicularis
(Linnaeus, 1767)
Mediterranean and Atlantic Ocean 2.6
Acanthochitona hemphilli
(Pilsbry, 1893)
red glass-hair chiton Western Central Atlantic 2.53999996185303
Acanthochitona imperatrix
Watters, 1981
Eastern Pacific
Acanthochitona lineata
Lyons, 1988
striped glass-haired chiton Western Atlantic
Acanthochitona penicillata
(Deshayes, 1863)
Western Indian Ocean
Acanthochitona pygmaea
(Pilsbry, 1893)
striate glass-hair chiton Western Central Atlantic 0.8
Acanthochitona rhodea
(Pilsbry, 1893)
Western Central Atlantic 2.8
Acanthochitona roseojugum
Lyons, 1988
Eastern Pacific
Acanthochitona spiculosa
Reeve, 1847
glass-haired chiton Western Central Atlantic 3.80999994277954
Acanthochitona thileniusi
(Thiele, 1909)
Southwest Pacific
Acanthochitona venezuelana
Lycons, 1988
Western Central Atlantic
Acanthochitona viridis
(Pease, 1872)
Eastern Central Pacific
Acanthochitona woodwardi
Kaas & Van Belle, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Acanthochitona worsfoldi
Lyons, 1988
Western Atlantic
Acanthochitona zebra
Lyons, 1988
Eastern Pacific
Acanthochitona zelandica
(Quoy & Gaimard, 1835)
Southwest Pacific
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