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 & 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:

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Bibliography

Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Bulla arabica" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 20/09/2014, Accessed: 20/08/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/2eOdC)

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