Bullia Gray 1834 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Alternative spelling: Buccinum (Bullia)

Parent taxon: Nassariidae according to M. Harzhauser and O. Mandic 2001

See also Kensley 1972, Kensley and Pether 1986, Martin 1879, Sepkoski 2002 and Stilwell and Zinsmeister 1992

Sister taxa: Amyclina, Bathynassa, Bulliinae, Bulliopsis, Colwellia, Cyllene, Cylleninae, Dorsaninae, Engoniophos, Ilyanassa, Leptarius, Molopophorus, Nassaria, Nassariinae, Pallacera, Phrontis, Profundinassa, Pseudostrombus, Psilarius, Sudonassarius

Subtaxa: Buccinum (Bullia) simplex Bullia (Buccinanops) Bullia altilis Bullia annulata Bullia hungarica Bullia laevissima

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Argentina (7), Brazil (1), India (1), Mozambique (1), Namibia (6), South Africa (7), Spain (1), Uruguay (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (2)

• Pliocene of Pakistan (1), South Africa (6), United States (1: Oregon)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Indonesia (1), South Africa (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (3), Hungary (3)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), Indonesia (1), United States (39: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of United States (12: Alabama, Louisiana, Texas)

Total: 100 collections including 121 occurrences

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