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Gastropoda Name Haliotidae 

Haliotis scalaris emmae Reeve, 1846

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Haliotis emmae Reeve, 1846

Common Name

Emma's Ear Shell p.55      Allan, J. 1950.  


Victoria to western south Australia, Geiger & Poppe 2000

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)South Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Tasmania


depth: continental shelf [ to 50m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal [ ]
depth: subtidal 
exposure: exposed [ exposed shores ]
exposure: sheltered [ sheltered shores ]
habit: nestling [ in rocky crevices ]
substrate: boulders [ under boulders ]
substrate: rocks [ ]


 Geiger, D.L. & Poppe, G.T. 2000. p.82 [ Synonymy; Types; Type Locality; Illustrustrations; Description; Differential Diagnosis; Range; Biology; Fossil Record; Remarks; Literature ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.49 [ as species rank ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement


                Name Author, Year
                      Haliotis Linnaeus, 1758
                        Haliotis scalaris (Leach, 1814)
                          Haliotis scalaris emmae Reeve, 1846


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=55530) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-11-04. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-25.