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Haliotis ovina

Haliotis ovina
several views of a shell of Haliotis ovina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Haliotoidea
Family: Haliotidae
Genus: Haliotis
Species: H. ovina
Binomial name
Haliotis ovina
Gmelin, 1791
Synonyms[1]

Haliotis caelata Röding, 1798
Haliotis latilabris Philippi, 1848

Haliotis ovina is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Haliotidae, the abalones.[1]

Subspecies

Subspecies of Haliotis ovina include:

  • Haliotis ovina ovina Gmelin, 1791[1]
  • Haliotis ovina volcanius Patamakanthin & Eng, 2007[1]
  • Haliotis ovina f. patamakanthini Dekker, Regter, & Gras, 2001:[1] synonym of Haliotis ovina ovina

Description

Distribution

H. ovina is endemic to the waters of the western Pacific Ocean[2] and Thailand[3]

References

  • Geiger D.L. & Poppe G.T. (2000). A Conchological Iconography: The family Haliotidae. Conchbooks, Hackenheim Germany. 135pp 83pls.
  • Geiger D.L. & Owen B. (2012) Abalone: Worldwide Haliotidae. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. viii + 361 pp.

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