Polyplacophora (Chitons) is a class of molluscs. There are 1089 species of Chitons, in 84 genera and 22 families. This class has been around since the cambrian series 2 epoch. Dead Chitons form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is dioecious. They are facultatively mobile animals.
EOL has data for 22 attributes, including:
The environments in which many chitons species are known to live. Select an environment to see its chitons species checklist.