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Gastropoda Name Haliotidae 

Haliotis varia Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Haliotis varia Linnaeus, 1758
   Haliotis granulata Röding, 1798
   Haliotis papulata Reeve, 1846
   Haliotis gemma Reeve, 1846
   Haliotis dringii Reeve, 1846
   Haliotis scutulum Reeve, 1846
   Haliotis viridis Reeve, 1846
   Haliotis semistriata Reeve, 1846
   Haliotis concinna Reeve, 1846
   Haliotis pustulifera Pilsbry, 1890
   Sanhaliotis aliena Iredale, 1929
   Haliotis barbouri Foster, 1946

Common Name

Varied Ear Shell p.55      Allan, J. 1950.  
Variable Abalone p.88, pl.89A      Wilson, B 2002.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaCook Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaFrench Polynesia (Polynesie Francaise)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaKiribati
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.17 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.21 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaVietnam
     Hylleberg, J & Kilburn, R. N. 2003. p.20 


depth: lower intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
habitat: on rocky shore 
habitat: rocky crevices 
habitat: under stones 


 Geiger, D.L. & Poppe, G.T. 2000. p.92 [ Synonymy; Types; Type Locality; Illustrustrations; Description; Differential Diagnosis; Range; Biology; Fossil Record; Remarks; Literature ]  General reference
 Hylleberg, J & Kilburn, R. N. 2003. p.20 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.50 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.50 Synonomy


                Name Author, Year
                      Haliotis Linnaeus, 1758
                        Haliotis varia Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=5845) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-05-09.