This family was previously considered to be a subfamily within the Ischnochitonidae, but is now not considered to be closely related to that group of families. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Scientific Name verified against:
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: www.marinespecies.org at VLIZ.