Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Heterobranchia > Infraclass Opisthobranchia > Order Anaspidea > Superfamily Akeroidea > Family Akeridae > Genus Akera

Akera bullata O. F. Müller, 1776

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AkeraO. F. Müller, 1776accepted genus name
Aceras Locard, 1886 synonym
Eucampe Leach, 1847 synonym

Species group names

Bulla akera Gmelin, 1791 objective synonym
Acera bullata (Müller O.F., 1776) synonym
Acera bullata var. nana Jeffreys, 1867 synonym
Acera elegans Locard, 1886 synonym
Akera flexilis Brown, 1844 synonym
Bulla elastica Danilo & Sandri, 1856 synonym
Bulla farrani Norman, 1890 synonym
Bulla fragilis Lamarck, 1822 synonym
Bulla hanleyi Adams A. in Sowerby G.B. II, 1850 synonym
Bulla norwegica Bruguière, 1792 synonym
Bulla resiliens Donovan, 1801 synonym
Eucampe donovani Leach, 1847 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: kuglesnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 German: Kugelschnecke


original description

Müller, O.F. (1776). Zoologica Danicae Prodromus seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae indigenarum characters, nomine, et synonyma imprimis popularium. Havniae. XXXII, 274 pp.

basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, 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. 180-213

additional source

Beu A.G. (2004) Marine Mollusca of oxygen isotope stages of the last 2 million years in New Zealand. Part 1: Revised generic positions and recognition of warm-water and cool-water migrants. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 34(2): 111-265.





External Links

Marine Life Information Network - UK
GenBank (7 nucleotides; 2 proteins)
Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (110 publications)


Rosenberg, G.; Gofas, S. (2014). Akera bullata O. F. Müller, 1776. 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:138734




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