Haliotoidea

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Haliotoidea
AbaloneOutside.jpg
The shell of a red abalone (family Haliotidae). The coin is a quarter, approx 24 mm across.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Haliotoidea
Rafinesque, 1815
Families

Haliotoidea is a superfamily of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the clade Vetigastropoda (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).[1]

Families[edit]

The superfamily Haliotoidea contains (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005) two families:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (Ed.); Frýda J., Hausdorf B., Ponder W., Valdes A. & Warén A. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology, 47(1-2). ConchBooks: Hackenheim, Germany. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997. 397 pp. http://www.vliz.be/Vmdcdata/imis2/ref.php?refid=78278