Flattened oval shaped body with 8 shell sections (valves) surrounded by a fleshy girdle. Red-brown, yellow-brown or dark brown. Up to 8 cm long.
This species was reported from Sorrento in the 1960's. They are one of a few Victorian species of chitons that live among sponges.
Usually associated with sponges, to depth of 20 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed