Bulla arabica

Bulla arabica  Malaquias & Reid 2008

Bulla arabica by Baki Yokes
Photographed on 8/11/2008 at Kas (Turquia) in 15m depth
over Cymodocea nodosa+Halophila stipulacea, night dive, size 48.5mm

Taxonomy

 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Tectipleura  

 

Order

Cephalaspidea  

 

Superfamily

Bulloidea  

 

Family

Bullidae  

 

Genus

Bulla  

 

Species

Bulla arabica  Malaquias & D. Reid, 2008

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 457832).
Taxonomic note: Bulla ampulla Linnaeus, 1758 is no longer a valid name for the alien species found in the Mediterranean, genetic data revealed that it is actually Bulla arabica Malaquias & Reid 2008. WoRMS still refers to both species as valid for the Mediterranean (Greece). References:

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Bulla. Probably derived from the German “bulle”, bowl, in turn derived from “boll”, ball, sphere, anything spherical.
  • Arabica. From Arabia.

Distribution
Alien species.

Known georeferenced records of the species: Bulla arabica
Sources:
: OBIS
: GROC 2010-2011
: Enric Madrenas
: João Pedro Silva
: Bernard Picton
: GBIF.ORG
: OPK
: VIMAR
: Manuel Ballesteros.
: M@re Nostrum
: Altres fonts
: Marine Regions

Abundance

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

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Bibliography

    Ballesteros M, Madrenas E, Pontes M. 2024. OPK - Opistobranquis. Available from https://opistobranquis.info/.
    Bielecki S, Cavignaux G, Crouzet JM, et al. 2011. Des limaces de rêve.
    Çevik C, Gündoğdu S. 2016. Marine mollusca of Mediterranean coast of Turkey. Turkish Marine Research Foundation 43: 184-197.
    Çinar ME, Bilencenoglu M, Ozturk B, et al. 2005. Alien species on the coasts of Turkey. Medit. Mar. Sci, 6/2, 2005, 119-146. Available from http://www.medit-mar-sc.net/index.php/marine/article/viewFile/187/187.pdf.
    Çinar ME, Bilecenoglu M, Öztürk B, et al. 2011. An updated review of alien species on the coasts of Turkey. Mediterranean Marine Science, 12(2): 257-315.
    Katsanevakis S, Bogucarskis K, Gatto F, et al. 2012. Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records. 1: 235-245. Available from http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu.
    Long SJ. 2006. Bibliography of Opisthobranchia 1554-2000. Bayside Books & Press, Tustin, CA, U.S.A. 672p.
    Malaquias MAE, Reid DG. 2008. Systematic revision of the living species of Bullidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Cephalaspidea), with a molecular phylogenetic analysis. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 153, 453-543.
    McDonald G. 2009. Bibliographia Nudibranchia. 2nd Online Edition, Annotated. 1072 pp  Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz. Available from http://escholarship.org/uc/item/8115h0wz.
    Ozturk B, Dogan A, Bitlis-Bakir B, et al. 2014. Marine Molluscs of the Turkish Coasts: An Updated Checklist. Tübitak, Turkish Journal of Zoology 38. https://doi.org/10.3906/zoo-1405-78.
    Prkić J, Petani A, Iglić Ð, et al. 2018. Stražnjoškržnjaci Jadranskoga Mora: Slikovni Atlas i Popis Hrvatskih Vrsta / Opisthobranchs of the Adriatic Sea: Photographic Atlas and List of Croatian Species. Bibinje: Ronilaćki Klub Sveti Roko. 464 p. Available from https://opistobranquis.info/en/recursos/llibres-recomanats/opisthobranchs-of-the-adriatic-sea/.
    Riedl R. 1983. Fauna und Flora der Mittelmeeres, ein systematischer Meeresfuhrer fur Biologen und Naturfreunde, 836 pp. Paul Parey, Hamburg & Berlin.
    Trainito E, Doneddu M. 2014. Nudibranchi del Mediterraneo. 2nd. Il Castello. 192 p.
    WoRMS Editorial Board. 2023. World Register of Marine Species. WoRMS. Available from http://www.marinespecies.org.
    Zenetos A, Gofas S, Russo G, et al. 2004. Bulla arabica accessed through: CIESM Atlas of Exotic Species in the Mediterranean on 2015-05-23. Available from http://www.ciesm.org/atlas/Bullaampulla.html.
    Zenetos A, Gofas S, Morri C, et al. 2012. Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2012. A contribution to the application of European Union’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part 2. Introduction trends and pathways. Mediterranean Marine Science, 13, 328-352.

    Bibliography based on the works by Steve Long, 2006. Bibliography of Opisthobranchia 1554-2000 and Gary McDonald, 2009. Bibliographia Nudibranchia, with later updates from other resources.

Further reading

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Ballesteros, M., Madrenas, E. & Pontes, M. (2023) "Bulla arabica" in OPK-Opistobranquis. Published: 20/09/2014. Accessed: 28/05/2024. Available at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/?p=14671)

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