Haliotis rufescens Swainson 1822 (abalone)

Gastropoda - Lepetellida - Haliotidae

Belongs to Haliotis according to A. Hendy 2021

Sister taxa: Haliotis (Haliotis), Haliotis (Padollus), Haliotis (Sulculus), Haliotis antillesensis, Haliotis asinina, Haliotis brazieri, Haliotis corrugata, Haliotis cracherodii, Haliotis elsmerensis, Haliotis fulgens, Haliotis koticki, Haliotis laevigata, Haliotis lasia, Haliotis lomaensis, Haliotis palaea, Haliotis roei, Haliotis ruber, Haliotis saldanhae, Haliotis scalaris, Haliotis tuberculata, Haliotis varia

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (4 collections), United States (11: California)

• Pliocene of Mexico (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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