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Chiton.

Mopalia sp.

Habitat:

View on a rock on the sea shore

1 Species ID Suggestions

Little Rex
Little Rex 8 years ago
Chiton
Mopalia sp. Chitons - Mopaliidae


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3 Comments

Jonathan Guyot
Jonathan Guyot 8 years ago

Thank you ulvalactuca77 and Little Rex for the ID

Little Rex
Little Rex 8 years ago

I agree with @ulvalactuca77, It's definitely a Chiton. I tried to ID it but it's a little confusing. The closest I got was either Mopalia mucosa; Mopalia kennerleyi or Mopalia ferreirai. Based on the link I gave in the ID suggestions.

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 8 years ago

It's a chiton. Not sure of the specific epithet.

Jonathan Guyot
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Jonathan Guyot

Cancún, Mexico

Spotted on Jul 24, 2010
Submitted on Mar 13, 2012

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