WoRMS taxon details

Dinoplax gigas (Gmelin, 1791)

224922  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:224922)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Dinoplax gigas (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=224922 on 2020-10-25
Date
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2006-03-17 07:57:46Z
created
2006-04-06 13:15:06Z
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2009-03-23 08:24:45Z
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original description  (of Dinoplax gigas alfredensis Bartsch, 1915) Bartsch P. (1915). Report on the Turton Collection of South African marine mollusks, with additional notes on other South African shells contained in the United States National Museum. <i>Bulletin. United States National Museum</i>, 91: xii + 305 pp., 54 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/32699
page(s): 179, pl. 39, figs 1, 2. [details]   

additional source Branch, G. M. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. <em>David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg.</em> , available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]   

additional source Kaas P. & Van Belle R. A. (1985). Monograph of living Chitons (Mollusca: Polyplacophora). Vol. 1. Order Neoloricata: Lepidopleurina. <i>E. J. Brill/W. Backhuys eds. Leiden 244 pp.</i>:
page(s): 110. [details]   

additional source Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. (1982) Sea Shells of Southern Africa. Macmillan South Africa, Johannesburg, xi + 249 pp.
page(s): 138, pl. 33, fig. 5. [details]   

additional source Ashby, E. 1928. South African Chitons, Being a Description of the Polyplacophora Represented in the Turton Collection. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 18: 76-92.
page(s): 82, pl. 8, figs 22-24. [details]   

additional source Nierstrasz, H.F. (1906). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Fauna von Süd-Afrika. VI. Chitonen aus der Kapkololonie [sic] und Natal. <em>Zoologischer Jarbücher.</em> 23: 487–520.
page(s): 489. [details]   

additional source Ashby, E. (1931). Monograph of the South African Polyplacophora (chitons). <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 30: 1–59.
page(s): 27. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

LanguageName 
English giant chitonarmadillo  [details]