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POLYPLACOPHORIIDAE / CHITONS - ALL PRICES IN AUSTRALIAN $ (AUD), NOT INCL. GST
Family Species Author Locality Description Grading Price
Ischnochiton adelaidensis Reeve, 1847 North QLD, Australia 25-28mm, very rare shell  F++     25.00
Ischnochiton adelaidensis Reeve, 1847 North QLD, Australia 20-25mm, very rare shell  F++     20.00
Stenoplax alata Sowerby, 1841 Indonesia  25-30mm, fleshy girdle  F++     20.00
Plaxiphora albida Blainville, 1825 Western Australia under 50mm, green lined, hairy girdle, preserved with animal F++    6.00
Plaxiphora albida Blainville, 1825 Western Australia over 50mm, green lined, hairy girdle, preserved with animal F++     10.00
Callistochiton antiguus Reeve, 1847 QLD, Australia  14-16mm, with heavy lateral ribs  F++/GEM  6.00
Hapoplax arbutum Reeve, 1847 QLD, Australia 8-10mm, variable colours  F++/GEM     8.00
Ischnochiton australis Blainville, 1825 Tasmania, Australia under 50mm, some with pink on central region  F++     4.00
Ischnochiton australis Blainville, 1825 Tasmania, Australia over 50mm, dramatic dark shells  F++     6.00
Ischnochiton (cf. broomensis) Ashby & Cotton, 1934 N/W W Australia 12-14mm, some with red on plates  F++     10.00
Anthochiton calliozonus Pilsbry, 1894 South Australia  40mm, beautiful patterned girdle, dried animal  F++     12.00
Ischnochiton cariosus Pilsbry, 1892 Tasmania, Australia 30-40mm, nice surface sculpture  F++     5.00
Ischnochiton contractus Reeve, 1847 South Australia  30-35mm, variable colours, dried animal  F++  5.00
Squamopleura curtisiana Smith, 1884 QLD, Australia 12-15mm, hard to get specimens  F++    8.00
Rhyssoplax densiliratus (Carpenter in Pilsbry,1893) Indonesia  20-30mm, colourful tropical Chiton  F++    12.00
Rhyssoplax densiliratus (Carpenter in Pilsbry,1893) Indonesia  over 30mm, super condition, preserved with foot  F++    20.00
Anthochiton diaphorus Iredale & May, 1916 South Australia  20-25mm, shiny gems, dark green, with animal  F++    15.00
Tonicia dilecta Thiele, 1911 Western Australia  20-25mm, fleshy girdle, preserved with foot  F++    12.00
Ischnochiton elongatus Blainville, 1825 South Australia  25-30mm, almost black, dried animal  F++    10.00
Anthochiton exoptandus Bednall, 1897 South Australia  20-30mm, some red, with dried animal  F++    10.00
Tonica fortilirata Reeve, 1847 Western Australia 30-35mm, preserved with girdle  F++  8.00
Acanthopleura gemmata Blainville, 1825 Western Australia 40-50mm, beautifully presented specimens with hairy girdle F++    12.00
Chiton glaucus Gray, 1828 Tasmania  30-40mm, introduced species  F++    10.00
Acanthopleura hirtosa Blainville, 1825 Western Australia 30-35mm, white speckled girdle, dried animal  F+    5.00
Cryptoplax iredalei Ashby, 1923 South Australia  60-70mm, preserved with girdle  F++    12.00
Ischnochiton lineolatus Sowerby, 1840 Western Australia 40-45mm, preserved with foot  F++/GEM    6.00
Stenochiton longicymba Blainville, 1825 Western Australia 35-40mm, long narrow shells, live on weed  F++    10.00
Ischnochiton luticolens Iredale & Hull, 1923 QLD, Australia 8-9mm, rare shell  F++/GEM    8.00
Chiton marquesanus Pilsbry, 1893 Marquesas Islands under 30mm, endemic to the area, preserved with foot F++/GEM    6.00
Chiton marquesanus Pilsbry, 1893 Marquesas Islands 30-50mm, endemic to the area, preserved with foot  F++/GEM    12.00
Chiton marquesanus Pilsbry, 1893 Marquesas Islands over 50mm, endemic, preserved with foot, dark green/black F++/GEM    20.00
Heterozona milligani Iredale & May, 1916 VIC, Australia 25-28mm, very rare shell  F++    25.00
Ornithochiton occidentalis Ashby, 1929 Western Australia  20-30mm, form quercinus, with girdle, colourful plates  F+/F++    8.00
Chiton pelliserpentis Quoy & Gaimard,1836 Tasmania, Australia 30-35mm, beautifully preserved and complete  F++/GEM    10.00
Callistelasma perilousia Iredale & Hull, 1925 QLD, Australia 12-14mm, heavily sculptured  F++/GEM     20.00
Stenochiton pilsbryanus Bednall, 1897 Western Australia  15-18mm, weed dwelling species  F++    6.00
Liolophura queenslandica Pilsbry, 1894 QLD, Australia 25-30mm, large for species  F+/F++     12.00
Liolophura queenslandica Pilsbry, 1894 QLD, Australia 20-25mm, typical for species  F+/F++     9.00
Acanthopleura queenslandica Pilsbry, 1894 QLD, Australia  20-22mm, hairy girdle  F++     12.00
Acanthopleura spinosa Bruguiere, 1792 Western Australia 50-55mm, black with spiny girdle  F+/F++    15.00
Cryptoplax striata Lamarck, 1819 Tasmania, Australia 70-80mm, preserved and complete  F++    15.00
Heterozona subviridis Iredale & May, 1916 South Australia  18-20mm, variable patterns  F++     12.00
Acanthochiton sueurii  (Blainville, 1825) Albany, WA  15-18mm, nicely preserved, golden fibre tufts at plate junctions F++    6.00
Ischnochiton torri Iredale, 1916 Western Australia 30-35mm, bright orange girdle  F++     8.00
Anthochiton tricostalis Pilsbry, 1894  South Australia  20-25mm, mottled green, with animal  F++     10.00
Ischnochiton variegatus Adams & Angus, 1864 Tasmania, Australia 40-45mm, preserved with foot  F++/GEM     5.00
Euporoplax virgatus Reeve, 1847 VIC, Australia  5-10mm, variable colours & patterns F++    6.00
Lorica volvox Reeve, 1847 Tasmania, Australia 60-70mm, strikingly ridged plates, complete with animal F++    20.00
Ischnochiton verconis Torr, 1941 Western Australia  30-35mm, typical for species  F++     10.00
Ischnochiton versicolor Sowerby, 1840 Tasmania, Australia 30-40mm, preserved complete, coarse ribs on lateral area F++  5.00
Chiton sp.         N/W W Australia  18-20mm, banded girdle, black band along middle of plates F++    6.00
Cryptoplax sp.        Western Australia  60-70mm, (poss. C. striata, Lamarck 1819) curled, dried F+/F++    12.00

 

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