The Chiton Fauna (Mollusca: Polyplacophora) of Korea, Part I: Suborder Lepidopleurina and Ischnochitonina

한국산 군부류(연체동물 문, 다판 강)의 분류학적 연구 I. 아기군부 및 연두군무 아목

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  • 홍재상 (인하대학교 이과대학 해양학과) ;
  • Published : 1990.06.01


In the course of the study program of benthic invertebrates of the coastal shelves of Korean Peninsula, the shallow -water chitons (Mollusca : Polyplacophora) are studied based on the collections of the Korea Ocean Research and Development Insitute made between 1980 and 1983. A total of sixteen species belonging to the Orders Lepidopleurina and Ischnochitonina , are now recognized from Korean waters,of which the following two species are newly recorded ; Leptochiton (Leptochiton ) rugatus (Carpenter in Pilsbry), and Mopalia schrencki Thiele. Illustrations, description and complte synonymies are provided for each of them.