Onithochiton lyellii (Sowerby, 1832)

Schwabe, Enrico & Lozouet, Pierre, 2006, Chitons (Mollusca, Polyplacophora) from Rapa, the southernmost island of Polynesia, Zoosystema 28 (3), pp. 617-633 : 625-626

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5754452

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/8560F808-FFB3-FFBB-BB1B-8DC8FEECF999

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Onithochiton lyellii
status

 

Onithochiton lyellii

(Sowerby in Broderip & Sowerby, 1832) (Figs 8; 9; 10B)

Chiton lyellii Sowerby in Broderip & Sowerby, 1832: 26. — Sowerby 1833: fig. 7, p. 5 species n° 60. — Reeve 1847: pl. 3, fig. and species 12.

Onithochiton lyelli [sic] – Nierstrasz 1905a: 106. — Ashby 1922: 582. — Dautzenberg & Bouge 1933: 419. — Bergenhayn 1933: 34. — Leloup 1974: 7.

Schwabe E. & Lozouet P.

Onithochiton (Chiton) lyelli – Ashby 1924: 333 (partly).

Anisochiton ( Enoplochiton [section Ornithochiton (sic)]) lyelli – Fischer 1885: 882.

Onithochiton cf. lyellii – Salvat & Rives 1975: 187, text fig.

Onithochiton lyellii – Adams & Angas 1858: 476. — Tryon 1883: 345, pl. 86, fig. 82. — Pilsbry 1893: 247, 248 (partly), pl. 55, figs 1-7. — Cox 1894: 710. — Iredale 1911: 105. — Leloup 1981: 4 (partly). — Kaas & Van Belle 1980: 78; 1998: 115. — Strack 1993: 22, pl. 5, fig. 3 (lectotype designated and figured). — Slieker 2000: 96, pl. 36, fig. 25 (lectotype figured). — Gowlett-Holmes 2001: 41. — Schwabe 2004: 3160.

Chiton (Onithochiton) lyelli (sic) – Chenu 1859: 382, fig. 2874 (7-valved). — Clessin 1903: 48, pl. 17, fig. 7.

Chiton ( Onitochiton [sic]) lyelli (sic) – Couturier 1907: 175.

? Onithochiton cf. societatis – Preece 1995: 351.

TYPE MATERIAL. — Lectotype (designated by Strack 1993: 22), 3 paralectotypes, dried ( NHM 1985064 ).

TYPE LOCALITY. — Polynesia , Pitcairn Island ; in small round hollows formed by sea urchins in exposed situations at low water mark.

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — A total of 21 specimens (5 lots).

French Polynesia. Rapa Island, Pointe Autea (station not numbered), 27°35.2’S, 144°18.4’W, RAPA 2002, intertidal zone, on rocks, 4 spms. — N of Pointe Pukitarava, 27°35.8’S, 144°18.5’W, RAPA 2002, stn 58, 2- 3 m, sand bottom with boulders and corals, 1 spm. — Baie Ahurei (Tauna islet), 27°36.5’S, 144°18.2’W, RAPA 2002, stn 80, intertidal zone, on rocks, 7 spms. — Baie Akatanui, 27°35.9’S, 144°18.5’W, RAPA 2002, stn 81, intertidal zone, on rocks, 3 spms. — Baie Anarua, 27°36.4’S, 144°22.6’W, RAPA 2002, stn 87, intertidal zone, on rocks, 6 spms.

DISTRIBUTION. — Rapa ( Salvat & Rives 1975); Rikitea, Makapou (both Gambier Islands), Pitcairn Island ( Couturier 1907).

HABITAT. — Onithochiton lyellii is an intertidal species, inhabiting crevices and holes on solid rocks.

DESCRIPTION

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Polyplacophora

Order

Chitonida

Family

Chitonidae

Genus

Onithochiton

Loc

Onithochiton lyellii

Schwabe, Enrico & Lozouet, Pierre 2006
2006
Loc

Onithochiton cf. societatis

PREECE R. C. 1995: 351
1995
Loc

Onithochiton cf. lyellii

SALVAT B. & RIVES C. 1975: 187
1975
Loc

Onithochiton (Chiton) lyelli

ASHBY E. 1924: 333
1924
Loc

Chiton

COUTURIER M. 1907: 175
1907
Loc

Onithochiton lyelli

LELOUP E. 1974: 7
DAUTZENBERG P. & BOUGE J. - L. 1933: 419
BERGENHAYN J. R. M. 1933: 34
ASHBY E. 1922: 582
NIERSTRASZ H. F. 1905: 106
1905
Loc

Chiton (Onithochiton) lyelli

CLESSIN S. 1903: 48
CHENU J. C. 1859: 382
1859
Loc

Onithochiton lyellii

SCHWABE E. 2004: 3160
SLIEKER F. J. A. 2000: 96
KAAS P. & VAN BELLE R. A. 1998: 115
STRACK H. L. 1993: 22
LELOUP E. 1981: 4
KAAS P. & VAN BELLE R. A. 1980: 78
IREDALE T. 1911: 105
COX J. C. 1894: 710
TRYON G. W. JR. 1883: 345
ADAMS H. & ANGAS G. F. 1858: 476
1858
Loc

Chiton lyellii

BRODERIP W. J. & SOWERBY G. B. 1832: 26
1832