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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla ampulla Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 181195

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterobranchia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalaspidea (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBullidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla Linnaeus, 1758
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla ampulla var. mozambicensis Bergh, 1900
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla columellaris Menke, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla columellaris var. bifasciata Menke, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla columellaris var. vermiculata Menke, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla delorti Mabille, 1896
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla trifasciata G. B. Sowerby II, 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla villosa Martyn, 1784 (Unavailable name (ICZN Opinion 456))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBullaria ampulla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuibulla selina Iredale, 1929
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

redescription Malaquias M.A. & Reid D.G. (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. [details]

identification resource Poppe G. (2010) Philippine marine mollusks volume 3. 665 pp., pls 708-1014. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. [details]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla ampulla striata Röding, 1798 (nomen dubium)

Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla ampulla var. mozambicensis Bergh, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla ampulla Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (15 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (196 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (48 nucleotides; 15 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Sea Slug Forum (via archive.org) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType designation ICZN opinion 196: Bulla ampulla specific name of type species of Bulla Linnaeus, 1758 [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Shell up to 6 cm long. The rounded shell is slightly glossy and patterned with brown. The animal is flesy, mottled brown and orange with white flecks. Habitat: extremely common in eulittoral areas covered by dense algal mats, where the animal emerges from the surrounding sand in the evening. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:181195
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Bulla ampulla. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=181195 on 2014-07-29
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