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Family Ischnochitonidae 

HAWAII

Stenoplax petaloides   

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 3 feet

LEAF CHITON

Common under stones in shallow water.  Elongate, glossy, color & pattern variable.  Attains 1/2 inch.  Endemic to Hawaii.  Formerly known as Ischnochiton petaloides.