Euprotomus bulla

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Euprotomus bulla
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Euprotomus bulla
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Stromboidea
Family: Strombidae
Genus: Euprotomus
Species: E. bulla
Binomial name
Euprotomus bulla
(Röding, 1798)
Synonyms[1]
  • Lambis bulla Röding, 1798 (basionym)
  • Strombus bulla (Röding, 1798)
  • Strombus laevis Perry, G., 1811
  • Strombus guttatus "Martini, F.H.W." Reeve, L.A., 1843

Euprotomus bulla, common name : the Bubble Conch, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Strombidae, the true conchs.[1]

Description[edit]

The shell size varies between 48 mm and 90 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This species is distributed in the Pacific Ocean along Indonesia, the Ryukyus (Japan) and Samoa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Euprotomus bulla (Röding, 1798). WoRMS (2010). Euprotomus bulla (Röding, 1798). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=478529 on 27 June 2010.
  • Walls, J.G. (1980). Conchs, tibias and harps. A survey of the molluscan families Strombidae and Harpidae. T.F.H. Publications Ltd, Hong Kong

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