Aspidosiphon elegans((Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821))


Details
Author:
(Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821)
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Circumtropical
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1957
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Wiesner, 1911b: Croatia
Invasive Characteristic:
No
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, ,
Establishement/Success:
established
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Synonyms
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Sipuncula, Class : Phascolosomatidea, Order : Aspidosiphonida, Family : Aspidosiphonidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Israel Levantine 1957 casual East Mediterranean Wesenberg-Lund, 1957
Turkey Aegean Sea 2006 casual East Mediterranean Acik, 2008
Turkey Levantine 2005 established East Mediterranean Acik, 2008

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Wesenberg-Lund, E., 1957. Sipunculoidea from the coast of Israel. Bulletin of the Research Council of Israel Section B, Biology & Ecology, 6: 193-200., ( EMEDISRLEV-L372 )
  • Acik, S., 2008. Occurrence of the Alien Species Aspidosiphon (Aspidosiphon) elegans (Sipuncula) on the Levantine and Aegean Coasts of Turkey. Turk J Zool 32 (2008) 443-448, ( EMEDTURAEG-L373 )
  • Acik, S., 2008. Occurrence of the Alien Species Aspidosiphon (Aspidosiphon) elegans (Sipuncula) on the Levantine and Aegean Coasts of Turkey. Turk J Zool 32 (2008) 443-448, ( EMEDTURLEV-L374 )