Definition of Haliotidae
1. Noun. Abalones.
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
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. ..."