Flattened oval shaped body with 8 shell sections (valves) surrounded by a fleshy girdle. White or yellow-white with dark patches down the middle. Up to 5 cm long.
There is an eastern species of chiton, which only occurs in eastern Victoria and north into New South Wales that is very similar in appearance to this one.
Under rocks below mid tide level, to depth of 10 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed