Acteocina mucronata

Acteocina mucronata (Philippi, 1849)

Acteocina mucronata (Philippi,1849) @ Dubai (UAE) by Joop Trausel and Frans Slieker (Natural History Museum Rotterdam)


  • Bulla mucronata Philippi, 1849




  • Mucronata. From Latinmucronatus”, tip ended, pointed.


Known georeferenced records of the species: Acteocina mucronata
: GROC 2010-2011
: Enric Madrenas
: João Pedro Silva
: Bernard Picton
: Manuel Ballesteros.
: M@re Nostrum
: Altres fonts
: Marine Regions


    Western Mediterranean: ☆☆☆☆☆
    Eastern Mediterranean: ☆☆☆☆☆
    Atlantic Ocean: ☆☆☆☆☆

This chart displays the monthly observation probability for Acteocina mucronata based on our own records.

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Ballesteros, M., Madrenas, E. & Pontes, M. (2023) "Acteocina mucronata" in OPK-Opistobranquis. Published: 30/04/2015. Accessed: 02/06/2023. Available at (

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