Haliotis virginea morioria Powell, 1938
Distribution: Chatham group.

Finer cords than in virginea, smaller size and rounder shape.
On ventral side, the spire is less visible than in crispata.
Under rocks, at low tide, Chatham, 38mm. In the circles: C=crispata; M=morioria.
Often well marked patterns. Beachstormed, Chatham, 40-56mm.
Sculpture somewhat cancellate. Original pictures © R. Kershaw.
Owenga, Chatham. 36-43mm.
Original pictures © F. Frydman.
Two surprising specimens.
Small: Owenga, 34mm. Large: Taupeka point, 60mm.
Original pictures © F. Frydman.