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Euprotomus Bulla

Stromboidea


Original Description of Lambis bulla by Röding, 1798, p. 64:

  • "L. Bulla. Der Kampfhahn. Gmel. Stromb. auris Dianae. sp. 12. Martini 3. t. 84. f. 840. 7 St."

Locus typicus: Röding, 1798 gave no locality. Abbott, 1960:129 designated Cebu City, Cebu Island, Philippines as type locality.


History and Synonymy

Euprotomus bulla (Röding, 1798: 64) (Lambis)

  • Syn.: Strombus laevis Perry, 1811: pl. 13 fig. 4
  • Syn.: Strombus lamarckii Gray, 1826: 490
  • Syn.: Strombus aurisdianae Sowerby 2nd, 1842: 35, pl. 9 figs. 101, 102 [Not Strombus aurisdianae Linnaeus]
  • Syn.: Strombus guttatus Martini. Kiener, 1843: 24, pl. 15 fig.1

1777

Cochlis alata monodactylos Martini, 1777, pl. 84, fig. 840

  • Comment: cited by Röding, 1798

1811

Strombus laevis Perry, 1811, pl. 13, fig. 4

1843

Strombus guttatus in Kiener, 1843, pl. ?, fig. 1

1851

Strombus guttatus in Reeve, 1851, Strombus, pl. 14, fig. 33


Specimens from private collections

Euprotomus bulla (Röding, 1798); Coll. Ulrich Wieneke

  1. Fitzroy Island, off Cairns, Northern Queensland, Australia; by snorkel diver on rubble and sand at 2-3 m; 50,1 mm; no. UW2409
  2. Papua New Guinea; in sand at 1 m; 47,9 mm; no. UW2413
  3. Fitzroy Island, off Cairns, Northern Queensland, Australia; by snorkel diver on rubble and sand at 2-3 m; 65,5 mm; no. UW2407
  4. Ryukyu Island; 3/1976; 64,3 mm; no. UW2416

Euprotomus bulla (Röding, 1798); Coll. Ulrich Wieneke

  1. Bohol Island, Philippines; by diver; 66,2 mm; no. UW2410
  2. Onna reef, Okinawa, Japan; winter low tides, exposed tidal flats; 56,9 mm; no. UW2412
  3. Cebu Island, Philippines; 71,1 mm; no. UW2406

Euprotomus bulla (Röding, 1798); Rizal Beach, Agat Bay, Guam Island, Mariana Islands, Micronesia, USA, North Pacific Ocean; in sand, 80 feet, Scuba; 60,3 mm; 2/1985; Coll. Richard Salisbury

Euprotomus bulla (Röding, 1798); Agat Bay, Guam Island, Mariana Islands, Micronesia, USA, North Pacific Ocean; 70-90 ft in rubble on a reef; 1985; 53 mm; Coll. Paul Merrill


Living specimens

Euprotomus bulla (Röding, 1798); Lembeh Island, North Sulawesi Province, Indonesia; Photo & Copyright by Brian Mayes on flickr

Euprotomus bulla (Röding, 1798); near the coast of Basdio-Guindulman, Bohol Island, Philippines; at night (7 pm); depth 10 m; Photo & copyright Magdalena Fischhuber on flickr


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