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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Cephalaspidea (order)  »  Bullidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 335001 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Bulla quoyii    Gray in Dieffenbach, 1843
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda
Family: Bullidae (bubble shells) - show full list
Common Name: [a bubble shell]
Recent Synonyms: Bulla australis
Bulla tenuissima
Bulla botanica
Organism Type: a bubble shell

Museum of Victoria 3803
World Register of Marine Species    Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-01-11
View at WoRMS    - View potential occurrences at OBIS
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
New Zealand (inc. subantarctic territories)
South Pacific (Fiji etc.)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Burn, R., 2006. A checklist and bibliography of the Opisthobranchia (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of Victoria and the Bass Strait area, south-eastern Australia., Museum Victoria Science Reports, Vol. 10: 1-42.
Scientific Name
verified against
Malaquais, 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, Vol. 153: 453-543.

Record details

Record entered on 31-Jul-2006 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 13-May-2019 12:11 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update distribution
Modification history:
18-DEC-2007: add reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
23-SEP-2011: correct spelling (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous species name: quoyi)
 (previous authority: Gray in Dieffenbach)
05-OCT-2011: update reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
14-SEP-2015: add MoV number (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
13-MAY-2019: update distribution (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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