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Identification of the Irish Chiton Species

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1a.
The girdle is dotted with intersegmental tufts of spicules.

If valves are separate from the girdle, wide insertion plates are visible.

1b.
Girdle without isolated tufts of spicules.

Individual intermediate valves with a generally rounded rectangular shape to the tegmentum.

   
Acanthochitonidae: Acanthochitona
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