Haliotis Linnaeus 1758 (abalone)

Gastropoda - Haliotoidea - Haliotidae

Parent taxon: Haliotidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Kensley and Pether 1986, Ladd 1966, Lozouet et al. 2001, MacNeil 1960, Sepkoski 2002, Short and Potter 1987 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Haliotis (Haliotis) Haliotis (Padollus) Haliotis (Sulculus) Haliotis antillesensis Haliotis asinina Haliotis brazieri Haliotis cracherodi Haliotis laevigata Haliotis lomaensis Haliotis roei Haliotis ruber Haliotis saldanhae Haliotis scalaris Haliotis tuberculata Haliotis varia

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Type: Haliotis asinina

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Australia (4), China (1), France (1), Greece (1), Guam (3), Italy (2), Japan (4), Mexico (16), Morocco (2), Portugal (7), Saudi Arabia (1), the Seychelles (1), South Africa (2), Spain (2), Tonga (1), United States (11: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (2)

• Pliocene of Australia (2), Japan (2), Mexico (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), South Africa (2), Spain (3), United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Algeria (10), Australia (1), Austria (2), Cyprus (2), France (1), Guam (1), Hungary (1), Italy (3), Malta (1), Moldova (4), Morocco (2), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), Romania (1), South Africa (1), Spain (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: California)

Total: 108 collections including 123 occurrences

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