Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 136 specimens in 21 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 12 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 165
  Temperature range (°C): 18.458 - 23.680
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.707 - 8.522
  Salinity (PPS): 35.340 - 35.445
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.991 - 4.861
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.177 - 0.567
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.210 - 7.751

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 165

Temperature range (°C): 18.458 - 23.680

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.707 - 8.522

Salinity (PPS): 35.340 - 35.445

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.991 - 4.861

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.177 - 0.567

Silicate (umol/l): 2.210 - 7.751
 
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Associations

Known prey organisms

Bullia preys on:
detritus

Based on studies in:
South Africa (Desert or dune)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • A. C. Brown, Food relationships on the intertidal sandy beaches of the Cape Peninsula, S. Afr. J. Sci. 60:35-41, from p. 39 (1964).
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Known predators

Bullia is prey of:
Elasmobranchii

Based on studies in:
South Africa (Desert or dune)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • A. C. Brown, Food relationships on the intertidal sandy beaches of the Cape Peninsula, S. Afr. J. Sci. 60:35-41, from p. 39 (1964).
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

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Specimen Records:49Public Records:27
Specimens with Sequences:41Public Species:1
Specimens with Barcodes:41Public BINs:1
Species:6         
Species With Barcodes:3         
          
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Barcode data

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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Bullia

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Wikipedia

Bullia

Bullia is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Nassariidae, the Nassa mud snails or dog whelks.[2]

Species[edit]

The fiollowing subgenera are recognized:

  • Bullia (Bullia) Gray, 1834
  • Bullia (Cereobullia) Melvill & Peile, 1924

Species within the genus Bullia include:

Synonyms:

  • Bullia fuscus Gray in Dieffenbach, 1834 is a synonym of Impages hectica (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Bullia miran (Bruguière, 1789) is a synonym of Dorsanum miran (Bruguière, 1789)
  • Bullia valida Dunker, 1852 is a synonym of Pusionella valida (Dunker, 1852)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Griffith (1834). In: Griffith & Cuvier, An. Kingdom 12: plate 37.
  2. ^ a b Bullia Griffith, 1834.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 2 November 2012.
  3. ^ Bullia annulata .  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.
  4. ^ Bullia belangeri Kiener.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.
  5. ^ Bullia callosa Gray.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.
  6. ^ Bullia digitalis .  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.
  7. ^ Bullia diluta .  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.
  8. ^ Bullia granulosa (Lamarck, 1822).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.
  9. ^ Bullia fusca Craven.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.
  10. ^ Bullia laevissima .  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.
  11. ^ Bullia mirepicta Bozzetti, 2007.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.
  12. ^ Bullia mozambicensis .  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.
  13. ^ Bullia natalensis Kr..  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.
  14. ^ Bullia pura .  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.
  15. ^ Bullia rhodostoma .  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.
  16. ^ Bullia terebraeformis Dautzenberg.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.

Further reading[edit]

  • Odhner, N.H. (1923) Contribution to the marine molluscan faunas of South and West Africa. Meddelanden fran Göteborgs Musei Zoologiska Avdelning, 23, 1–39, 1 pl. page(s): 15
  • Abbott, R.T. & S.P. Dance (1986). Compendium of sea shells. American Malacologists, Inc:Melbourne, Florida
  • Allmon W. D. (1990). "Review of the Bullia group (Gastropoda: Nassariidae) with comments on its evolution, biogeography, and phylogeny". Bulletins of American Paleontology 99(335): 179 pp., 15 pls.
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