Bulla Linnaeus 1758 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cephalaspidea - Bullidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Bullidae according to M. Harzhauser 2007

See also DuBar 1958, Kendrick 1990, Olsson and Harbison 1953, Oostingh 1935, Sepkoski 2002 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Bullinella, Bullopsis

Subtaxa: Bulla (Bulla) Bulla ampulla Bulla arenasia Bulla argosensis Bulla clathrata Bulla conica Bulla conulus Bulla coronata Bulla cylindrica Bulla cylindroides Bulla globulus Bulla laevis Bulla lignaria Bulla macfadyeni Bulla minuta Bulla ovulata Bulla plicata Bulla reussi Bulla semistriata Bulla stampinensis Bulla striata Bulla striatella Bulla subampulla Bulla vernicosa Bulla verrucosa Bulla volva

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (5 collections), the Bahamas (4), Bermuda (3), Brazil (1), Cayman Islands (3), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (2), Djibouti (3), the Dominican Republic (1), Eritrea (1), French Polynesia (1), Haiti (7), Jamaica (3), Mexico (4), Panama (1), Peru (1), Saudi Arabia (1), the Seychelles (1), South Africa (4), United States (27: California, Florida, Hawaii), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Chile (2), Colombia (4), Costa Rica (4), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (2), Fiji (1), Indonesia (2), Jamaica (2), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Panama (1), Papua New Guinea (1), United States (8: California, Florida), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (3)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Chile (5), Colombia (2), the Dominican Republic (4), Grenada (2), Haiti (4), Indonesia (2), Jamaica (1), Morocco (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Panama (3), Puerto Rico (1), Ukraine (1), United States (8: Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Oman (1), Panama (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (7), France (16), Indonesia (1), Jamaica (3), Japan (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (12: California)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Greenland (2)

• Cretaceous of France (3), Switzerland (5), United States (4: Alabama, Delaware, Mississippi)

• Jurassic of Somalia (1), Yemen (1)

Total: 223 collections including 256 occurrences

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