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Gastropoda Name Haliotidae 

Haliotis cyclobates Péron, 1816

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Haliotis cyclobates Péron, 1816
   Haliotis excavata Lamarck, 1822

Common Name

Elevated or Round-back Ear Shell p.55, pl.15, f.17      Allan, J. 1950.  
Circular Ear Shell p.67, pl.191      Coleman, N. 1975.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)South Australia


depth: intertidal [ ]
depth: shallow subtidal [ ]
depth: subtidal [ to 15m ]
exposure: sheltered [ associated with seagrass in sheltered areas ]
habitat: sea grass bed 
substrate: rocks [ ]
substrate: shell 


 Geiger, D.L. & Poppe, G.T. 2000. p.47 [ Synonymy; Types; Type Locality; Illustrustrations; Description; Differential Diagnosis; Range; Biology; Fossil Record; Remarks; Literature ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.48 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.48 Synonomy


                Name Author, Year
                      Haliotis Linnaeus, 1758
                        Haliotis cyclobates Péron, 1816


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=5805) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-25.