Chiton
(Katharina tunicata)


Kingdom: Animalia

     Phylum:
Mollusca

          Class:
Polyplacophora

               Order:
Amphineura

                    Family:
Mopaliidae

                         Genus: Katharina

                              Species: tunicata

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ventral view


gill filaments


dorsal view


dorsal view
(plates removed)


isolated plates
(valves)


internal features (lateral view/mid-line cut)


anterior close-up (lateral view/mid-line cut)

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Last updated: 11/15/99 caf/cac