APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland by David Fenwick.

Chiton, Coat-of-mail shell, mail-shell images (Mollusca / Polyplacophora)
Polyplacophora (Class) > Neoloricata (Subclass) > Chitonida (Order) > Acanthochitonina (Suborder) > Mopalioidea (Superfamily) > Lepidochitonidae (Family)

Lepidochitona
Lepidochitona cinerea (Linnaeus, 1767)
- Grey mail-shell or chiton

Polyplacophora (Class) > Neoloricata (Subclass) > Chitonida (Order) > Acanthochitonina (Suborder) > Mopalioidea (Superfamily) > Tonicellidae (Family)

Boreochiton
Boreochiton ruber (Linnaeus, 1767) syn. Tonicella rubra
- Northern red chiton or Red mail-shell (dried specimens)

Polyplacophora (Class) > Neoloricata (Subclass) > Chitonida (Order) > Chitonina (Suborder) > Chitonoidea (Superfamily) > Callochitonidae (Family)

Callochiton
Callochiton septemvalvis (Montagu, 1803)
- Smooth or Agate mail-shell or chiton

Polyplacophora (Class) > Neoloricata (Subclass) > Chitonida (Order) > Cryptoplacoidea (Superfamily) > Acanthochitonidae (Family)

Acanthochitona
Acanthochitona crinita (Pennant, 1777)
- Bristly mail-shell or chiton

Acanthochitona fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767)
- A Mail-shell or chiton (dried specimen)

Polyplacophora (Class) > Neoloricata (Subclass) > Lepidopleurida (Order) > Lepidopleurina (Suborder) > Leptochitonidae (Family)

Leptochiton
Leptochiton asellus - A Mail-shell or chiton

Sealife Survey
Record UK marine life using the the Marine Biological Association's Sealife Survey (external link)

Chiton or Coat of Mail Shell Polyplacophora Images UK