Haliotis pourtalesii aurantium

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Haliotis pourtalesii aurantium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Haliotoidea
Family: Haliotidae
Genus: Haliotis
Species: Haliotis pourtalesii
Trinomial name
Haliotis pourtalesii aurantium
Simone, 1998[1]

Haliotis aurantium Simone, 1998

Haliotis pourtalesii aurantium is a subspecies of edible sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Haliotidae, the abalones. This is a Western Atlantic species.


This species occurs in Brazil.


  1. ^ Simone L. R. L. (1998) "Morphology of the Western Atlantic Haliotidae (Gastropoda, Vetigastropoda) with description of a new species from Brazil". Malacologia 39: 59-75.
  2. ^ WoRMS (2009). Haliotis pourtalesii aurantium Simone, 1998. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=445347 on 2010-05-04

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