Bulla ampulla Linnaeaus 1758 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cephalaspidea - Bullidae

Belongs to Bulla according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

See also Kendrick 1990, Martin 1879 and Oostingh 1935

Sister taxa: Bulla (Bulla), 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

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Djibouti (3), Eritrea (1), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (4)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (2), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene of Indonesia (2)

• Eocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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