Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 5.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 296)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 290)
Climate / Range
Girdle: Wide with an elongated extension at the head valve giving rise to common name of 'jockey-cap chiton.' Bristles: Sparsely scattered on this smooth fleshy girdle, heavier on the 'cap' area. Mucro: Posterior and depressed. Central areas: Smooth. Lateral areas: Raised and defined by wide diagonal rib and smooth. Whole surface of the valves: Marked with concentric growth lines. Color of valves: Variable in pink, green, blacks and mottled. Girdle: Cream colored, bright pink in life (Ref. 296).
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models