Flattened oval shaped body with 8 shell sections (valves) surrounded by a fleshy girdle. Light brown or cream with darker patterning. Up to 2 cm long.
This small chiton moves quite quickly for a snail if it is disturbed. They are usually found in areas with seagrass, which they graze on for food.
Under rocks, in tidal pools to below low tide level, to depth of 18 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed