Sometimes taxonomists create new names for groups that already have a name. They may do this because they are unaware of the original name, or they may think the organism before them belongs to a different group when in fact it does not. If two or more names are found to apply to the same group, they are considered synonyms. In most cases, the first name takes priority and is considered to be the valid or accepted name. However, there can be exceptions, and it's not always easy to determine which of a series of synonyms should be considered valid or accepted. Here we list the synonyms provided to EOL by our classification partners. We also include other versions of the name that most likely refer to the same group, for example, misspellings in the literature or different variations of the authorship associated with the name.

Preferred marks the preferred name from each source.


Name Relationship
Bullia Griffith 1834 Preferred
Bullia mauritiana Gray, 1839 Synonym


Name Relationship
Bullia Gray, 1833 Preferred
Bullia ampullacea Middendorff, 1848
Bullia scalaris Turton, 1932
Bullia kraussi Turton, 1932
Bullia lara Bartsch, 1915
Bullia livida Reeve, 1846
Bullia rietensis Turton, 1932
Bullia scitula Turton, 1932
Bullia spectrum Turton, 1932
Bullia vitrea Reeve, 1846
Bullia zenobia Turton, 1932
Bullia pellucida Turton, 1832
Bullia strenaria Melvill, 1904
Bullia thetis Turton, 1932
Bullia othaeitense (Bruguière, 1789)
Bullia semiusta Reeve, 1846
Bullia aepynota Bartsch, 1915
Bullia gracilis Turton, 1932
Bullia alfredensis Bartsch, 1915
Bullia subventricosa Turton, 1932
Bullia almo Bartsch, 1915
Bullia dulcis G.B. Sowerby III, 1921
Bullia uruguayensis Pilsbry, 1897
Bullia armata Gray, 1839
Bullia grayi Reeve, 1846
Bullia sowerbyi Turton, 1932
Bullia albanyana Turton, 1932
Bullia pustulosa Sowerby, 1894
Bullia semiplicata Gray, 1834
Bullia plicata Redfield, 1848
Bullia gradata (Deshayes, 1844)
Bullia valida Dunker, 1852
Bullia sulcata Reeve, 1846
Bullia capensis Euthyme, 1885
Bullia semiflammea Reeve, 1846
Bullia fuscus Gray, 1843
Bullia tenuistriata Tomlin, 1920
Bullia melanoides
Bullia soluta Turton, 1932

Paleobiology Database

Name Relationship
Bullia Gray 1834 Preferred
Anolax gigantea Lea 1833
Bullia magna Haughton 1932


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