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Midas ear abalone (Haliotis (Haliotis) midae) shell close up | by shadowshador
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Midas ear abalone (Haliotis (Haliotis) midae) shell close up

Size of the full shell approx 20cm.

 

Superdomain: Neomura

Domain: Eukaryota

(unranked): Opisthokonta

(unranked) Holozoa

(unranked) Filozoa

Kingdom: Animalia

Subkingdom: Eumetazoa

(unranked): Bilateria

(unranked): Protostomia

Superphylum: Lophotrochozoa

Phylum: Mollusca

Subphylum: Conchifera

Class: Gastropoda

Subclass: Vetigastropoda

Order: Lepetellida

Superfamily: Haliotoidea

Family: Haliotidae

Genus: Haliotis

Subgenus: Haliotis

Species: H. midae

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Taken on January 10, 2014