Haliotis saldanhae Kensley 1972 (abalone)

Gastropoda - Haliotoidea - Haliotidae

Full reference: B. Kensley. 1972. Pliocene marine invertebrates from Langebaanweg, Cape Province. Annals of the South African Museum 60(4):173-190

Belongs to Haliotis according to B. Kensley and J. Pether 1986

See also Kensley 1972

Sister taxa: Haliotis (Haliotis), Haliotis (Padollus), Haliotis (Sulculus), Haliotis antillesensis, Haliotis asinina, Haliotis brazieri, Haliotis cracherodi, Haliotis laevigata, Haliotis lomaensis, Haliotis roei, Haliotis ruber, Haliotis scalaris, Haliotis tuberculata, Haliotis varia

Type specimen: S.A.M. LI4187/D, a shell.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1 collection)

• Pliocene of South Africa (2)

• Miocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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