Definition of Haliotidae

1. Noun. Abalones.

Exact synonyms: Family Haliotidae
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Family
Group relationships: Class Gasteropoda, Class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda
Member holonyms: Genus Haliotis, Haliotis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haliotidae

Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Haliaeetus leucorhyphus
Haliaeetus pelagicus
Haliatus albicilla
Halicoeres
Halicoeres bivittatus
Halicoeres radiatus
Halictidae
Halifax
Haligonian
Haligonians
Halimodendron
Halimodendron argenteum
Halimodendron halodendron
Haliotidae
Haliotis
Haliotis tuberculata
Halkomelem
Hall
Hall's honeysuckle
Hall effect
Hall effects
Hall of Fame
Hallantide
Halle
Halle-an-der-Saale
Hallel
Haller's annulus

Literary usage of Haliotidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report on the Turton Collection of South African Marine Mollusks: With by Paul Bartsch (1915)
"... USNM, contains two additional specimens of the same species (Coll. No. 1032). Family haliotidae. Genus HALIOTIS Linnaeus. ..."

2. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1906)
"In the Fissurellidae these two organs are quite symmetrical and of equal importance, but in the Pleurotomariidae and haliotidae the topo- aquatic and organs ..."

3. A Monograph of the Molluscan Fauna of the Orthaulax Pugnax Zone of the by William Healey Dall (1915)
"Cat, No. 2-197' contains two additional specimens of the same species (Coll. No. 1032). Family haliotidae. Genus HALIOTIS Linnaeus. ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1883)
"In other words it indicates for the family a position near the Fissurellidae and haliotidae, and between those groups and the Pleurotomariidae. ..."

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