Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Bryozoa > Class Gymnolaemata > Order Cheilostomatida > Suborder Neocheilostomatina > Infraorder Flustrina > Superfamily Buguloidea > Family Bugulidae > Genus Bugula

Bugula neritina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BugulaOken, 1815accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: paars vogelkopmosdiertje sources: De Blauwe, Hans
 French: bugule brune


original description

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

basis of record

Hayward, P.J. (2001). Bryozoa, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 325-333

additional source

Gordon, D.P.; Taylor, P.D.; Bigey, F.P. (2009). Phylum Bryozoa: moss animals, sea mats, lace corals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 271-297.

additional source

Winston, J. E. and F. J. Maturo Jr. 2009. Bryozoans (Ectoprocta) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1147–1164 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (114 publications)
Marine Life Information Network - UK
Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Bryozoa Collection
Barcode of Life (10 barcodes)
GenBank (58 nucleotides; 73 proteins)


Gordon, D. (2014). Bugula neritina (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Bock, P.; Gordon, D. (2014) World List of Bryozoa. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:111158




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