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Gastropoda Name Haliotidae 

Haliotis rubra Leach, 1814

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Haliotis rubra rubra Leach, 1814
   Haliotis rubra conicopora Péron, 1816

Common Name

Black-lip Abalone p.86, pl.E      Wilson, B 2002.  
Warty Ear Shell p.70, pl.197      Coleman, N. 1975.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ 1-20m ]
exposure: exposed 
exposure: sheltered 
habit: nestling 
habit: nestling 
habit: nestling 
substrate: rocks [ bottom of steep rock faces ]


 Geiger, D.L. & Poppe, G.T. 2000. p.77 [ as Haliotis rubra ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.49 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.49 Synonomy


                Name Author, Year
                      Haliotis Linnaeus, 1758
                        Haliotis rubra Leach, 1814


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=5831) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-22.