Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Fuzzy Chiton Acanthopleura granulata

Photo: Marion Haarsma

Classification

Chitonidae [family]
Acanthopleura [genus] (1)
granulata [species]

Classification

Chitonidae [family]
Acanthopleura [genus] (1)
granulata [species]

Names

English name Fuzzy Chiton
Papiamento name Tapaconchi
Valid name Acanthopleura granulata (Gmelin, 1791)

Classification