Bulbus smithii

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Bulbus smithii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Naticoidea
Family: Naticidae
Genus: Bulbus
Species: B. smithii
Binomial name
Bulbus smithii
Brown, 1839

Bulbus smithii is a species of predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Naticidae, the moon snails.[1]


The maximum recorded shell length is 39 millimetres (1.5 in).[2]


The recorded depth of this species is 325 metres (1,066 ft).[2]


  1. ^ Bulbus smithii Brown, 1839. Gofas, S. (2009). Bulbus smithii Brown, 1839. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2009) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140524 on 16 June 2010.
  2. ^ a b Welch J. J. (2010). "The "Island Rule" and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.