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Acanthopleura Guilding, 1829

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Species Acanthopleura brevispinosa (G. B. Sowerby II, 1840)
Species Acanthopleura echinata (Barnes, 1824)
Species Acanthopleura gemmata (Blainville, 1825)
Species Acanthopleura granulata (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Acanthopleura loochooana (Broderip & G. B. Sowerby I, 1829)
Species Acanthopleura planispina Bergenhayn, 1933
Species Acanthopleura spinosa (Bruguière, 1792)
Species Acanthopleura vaillantii Rochebrune, 1882

Subgenus Acanthopleura (Amphitomura) Pilsbry, 1893 represented as Acanthopleura Guilding, 1829

Subgenus Acanthopleura (Lucilina) Dall, 1882 accepted as Lucilina Dall, 1882 (original combination)
Species Acanthopleura arenosa Ferreira, 1986 accepted as Liolophura arenosa (Ferreira, 1986) (original combination)
Species Acanthopleura ciliata Hutton, 1873 accepted as Plaxiphora biramosa (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835)
Species Acanthopleura complexa Hutton, 1872 accepted as Plaxiphora biramosa (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835)
Species Acanthopleura fluxa Carpenter, 1864 accepted as Nuttallina californica (Reeve, 1847)
Species Acanthopleura haddoni Winckworth, 1927 accepted as Acanthopleura vaillantii Rochebrune, 1882
Species Acanthopleura hanleyi (Bean, 1844) accepted as Hanleya hanleyi (Bean, 1844)
Species Acanthopleura japonica (Lischke, 1873) accepted as Liolophura japonica (Lischke, 1873)
Species Acanthopleura miles (Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1893) accepted as Squamopleura miles (Carpenter in Pilsbry, 1893)
Species Acanthopleura nigropunctata Carpenter, 1865 accepted as Lucilina nigropunctata (Carpenter, 1865) (original combination)
Species Acanthopleura nobilis Gray, 1843 accepted as Eudoxochiton (Eudoxochiton) nobilis (Gray, 1843) represented as Eudoxochiton nobilis (Gray, 1843) (original combination)
Species Acanthopleura rehderi Ferreira, 1986 accepted as Liolophura rehderi (Ferreira, 1986) (original combination)
Species Acanthopleura spicifera [sic] accepted as Acanthophora spicifera (M.Vahl) Børgesen, 1910 (misspelling)
Species Acanthopleura spiniger (Sowerby, 1840) accepted as Acanthopleura brevispinosa (G. B. Sowerby II, 1840) (the nominal species is a synonym of Acanthopleura gemmata; the SW Indian Ocean records refer to A. brevispinosa; Red Sea records to A. vaillantii (see Kaas et al. 2006))
Not documented
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basis of record Vaught, K.C.; Tucker Abbott, R.; Boss, K.J. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne. ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

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