Bullinularia indica

B. indica, with three pores visible (arrows) and the elongated 8-shaped pseudostome - Tirol, Austria



Genus Bullinularia Deflandre, 1953


Diagnosis: Shell dark brown, opaque, elliptical in oral view, attached siliceous particles; ventral surface flattened, smooth; hemispherical in lateral view; aperture a long curving slit, ventral lip prolonged, dorsal lip with small or larger pores; nucleus vesicular.

Type species: Bullinularia indica (Penard, 1907)


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