Flattened oval shaped body with 8 shell sections (valves) surrounded by a fleshy girdle. Brown to grey with yellow to red markings. Up to 3 cm long.
This small chiton clings to rocks and probably grazes on algae or encrusting invertebrates for food. They are sometimes found on the pneumatophores of mangroves.
Under rocks, often those in muddy areas, from mid tide to below low tide areas, to depth of 15 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed