Septifer cumingii(Rathbun, 1896)


Details
Author:
Rathbun, 1896
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Red Sea
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1999
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Albayrak, 1996: Turkey
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
Photo
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Synonyms
Septifer bilocularis var. forskali, Septifer forskali, Septifer forskalli,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Mollusca, Class : Bivalvia, Order : Mytiloida, Family : Mytilidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Greece Aegean Sea 2010 established East Mediterranean Zenetos et al., 2011
Israel Levantine 2007 casual East Mediterranean Mienis, 2010
Turkey Levantine 2001 established East Mediterranean Albayrak & Ceviker, 2001
Cyprus Levantine 2005 established East Mediterranean Zenetos et al., 2009c

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Zenetos, A., Konstantinou, F., Konstantinou, G., 2009c. Towards homogenization of the Levantine alien biota: Additions to the alien molluscan fauna along the Cypriot coast. JMBA, Marine Biodiversity Records, 6717, ( EMEDCYPLEV-L2841 )
  • Zenetos A., Katsanevakis S., Poursanidis D., Crocetta F., Damalas D., Apostolopoulos G., Gravili C., Vardala-Theodorou E. & M. Malaquias, 2011. Additions and amendmentsto the marine alien biota of Greek waters (2010 update). Mediterranean Marine Science, 12, 1: 95-120, ( EMEDGRCAEG-L2842 )
  • Mienis, 2010. Monitoring the invasion of the eastern Mediterranean by Lessepsian and other Indo-Pacific Species. Haasiana 5: 66-68, ( EMEDISRLEV-L2843 )
  • Albayrak S. & Ceviker, D., 2001. Two extra-Mediterranean mollusks from southeast Turkey: Siphonaria belcheri Hanley, 1858 [Gastropoda, Siphonariidae] and Septifer bilocularis (Linnaeus, 1758) ) [Bivalvia: Veneridae]. Israel Journal of Zoology, 47: 297-2, ( EMEDTURLEV-L2844 )