Narrow, flattened oval-shaped body, with 8 shell sections (valves) surrounded by a fleshy girdle. Purple-brown with white patterning. Up to 2 cm long.
These small chitons use their girdle to grasp and hang on to blades of seagrasses. They can scrape food from the blades of grass.
On seagrass, below low tide level, to depth of 6 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed