Haliotis semiplicata

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Haliotis semiplicata
Haliotis semùiplicata 001.jpg
Apical view of a shell of Haliotis semiplicata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Haliotoidea
Family: Haliotidae
Genus: Haliotis
Species: H. semiplicata
Binomial name
Haliotis semiplicata
Menke, 1843
Synonyms[1]

Haliotis lauta Reeve, 1846

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

Description[edit]

The size of the shell varies between 30 mm and 60 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs in the Western Pacific and off Western Australia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Haliotis semiplicata Menke, 1843.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 5 February 2013.
  • 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. page(s): 124

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