OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Name Haliotidae 

Haliotis spadicea Donovan, 1808

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Haliotis spadicea Donovan, 1808
   Haliotis sinuata Perry, 1811
   Haliotis sanguinea Hanley, 1840
   Haliotis ficifomis Menke, 1844


Partridge Point, Cape Peninsula to northern Natal

  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereSouth Africa (Cape marine Province)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa


depth: intertidal [ ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
habit: nestling [ in narrow crevices for organisms between 25-75 mm ]
substrate: algal turf [ encrusting red algae ( Lithothamnion ) for organisms smaller than 10mm ]
substrate: boulders [ underneath boulders for organisms between 10-25mm ]


 Geiger, D.L. & Poppe, G.T. 2000. p.84 [ Synonymy; Types; Type Locality; Illustrustrations; Description; Differential Diagnosis; Range; Biology; Fossil Record; Remarks; Literature ]  General reference


                Name Author, Year
                      Haliotis Linnaeus, 1758
                        Haliotis spadicea Donovan, 1808


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=55533) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-11-04. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-28.