Haliotis diversicolor

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Haliotis diversicolor
Haliotis diversicolor 01.jpg
Five views of a shell of Haliotis diversicolor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Haliotoidea
Family: Haliotidae
Genus: Haliotis
Species: H. diversicolor
Binomial name
Haliotis diversicolor
Reeve, 1846
  • Haliotis aquatilis Reeve, 1846
  • Haliotis gruneri Reeve, 1846
  • Haliotis supertexta Reeve, 1846
  • Haliotis tayloriana Reeve, 1846
  • Haliotis (Haliotis) sepiculata Reeve, L.A., 1846

Haliotis diversicolor, common name the variouslly coloured abalone, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Haliotidae, the abalones.[1]


  • Haliotis diversicolor diversicolor Reeve, 1846[1]
  • Haliotis diversicolor squamata Reeve, 1846[1] the scaly Australian abalone - synonyms: Haliotis elevata G.B. Sowerby II, 1882; Haliotis funebris Reeve, 1846; Haliotis squamata Reeve, 1846


The size of the shell varies between 25 mm and 85 mm.


This species occurs in Japanese and Indonesian waters Bạch Long Vĩ, Cô Tô, Hạ Long Bay[2]


  • Geiger D.L. & Poppe G.T. (2000). A Conchological Iconography: The family Haliotidae. Conchbooks, Hackenheim Germany. 135pp 83pls.
  • Geiger D.L. & Owen B. (2012) Abalone: Worldwide Haliotidae. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. viii + 361 pp.

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