Brachidontes pharaonis((Fischer P., 1870))


Details
Author:
(Fischer P., 1870)
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Indian W
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1876
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Furnari et al., 2001: Italy
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
Photo
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Synonyms
Brachidontes ustulatus, Brachidontes variabilis , Brachyodontes karachiensis , Brachyodontes variabilis , Modiola compressula , Mytilus arabicus , Mytilus pharaonis, Mytilus ustulatus , Mytilus variabilis, Mytilus variabilis striata, Mytilus variabilis var. semistriata, Perna variabilis,
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
Albania Adriatic 2005 established Adriatic Beqiraj & Kasemi, 2006
Egypt Levantine 1876 established East Mediterranean Barash & Danin, 1982a
France unknown 1989 questionable West Mediterranean Merella et al., 1994
Greece Aegean Sea 1979 unknown East Mediterranean Tenekides, 1989
Croatia Adriatic 1996 questionable Adriatic De Min & Vio, 1997
Israel Levantine 1935 established East Mediterranean Haas, 1937
Italy Adriatic 1996 excluded Adriatic De Min & Vio, 1997
Italy Ionian Sea 1978 established Central Mediterranean Zanca, 1976
Italy Tyrrhenian 1996 established West Mediterranean Ardizzone et al., 1996
Lebanon Levantine 1929 established East Mediterranean Gruvel & Moazzo, 1931
Malta unknown 1969 established Central Mediterranean Cachia et al., 2004
Syria Levantine 1931 established East Mediterranean Gruvel & Moazzo, 1931
Turkey Aegean Sea 1990 established East Mediterranean Van Aartsen & Kinzelbach, 1990
Turkey Levantine 1978 established East Mediterranean Kinzelbach, 1985
Cyprus Levantine 1960 established East Mediterranean Tornaritis, 1987

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Beqiraj, S., Kasemi, D. 2006. Ecological assessment of the macrozoobenthos in the shallow rocky coasts of Vlora. T he Bulletin of Nat ural Sciences. University of Vlora. (6): 41 – 49., ( ADRIALBADR-L461 )
  • Zanca M., 1976. Rinvenimento di esemplari di Brachidontes variabilis (Krauss, 1848) lungo la costa ionica della Calabria. Conchiglie; 12 (7-8): 161-162., ( CMEDITAION-L470 )
  • Tornaritis, G., 1987. Mediterranean Sea Shells. Nicosia, Cyprus, published by the author., ( EMEDCYPLEV-L463 )
  • Barash A. & Danin Z., 1982a. Contribution to the knowledge of mollusca in the Bardawil Lagoon. Bollettino Malacologico, 18(5-6): 107-128., ( EMEDEGYLEV-L464 )
  • Tenekides N.S., 1989. On a collection of shells from the Greek Seas. 187p. (in Greek), ( EMEDGRCAEG-L466 )
  • Haas G., 1937. Mollusca marina. In: Bodenheimer F.S. (ed.). Prodromus faunae Palestinae, pp. 275-280, Memoires de l'Institut d'Egypte., ( EMEDISRLEV-L467 )
  • Gruvel A. & Moazzo G., 1931. Contribution a la faune malacologique marine des cotes Libano-Syriennes. Soc Edit. Geogr. Maritim. Coloniales, Paris: 437-453., ( EMEDLBNLEV-L471 )
  • Gruvel A. & Moazzo G., 1931. Contribution a la faune malacologique marine des cotes Libano-Syriennes. Soc Edit. Geogr. Maritim. Coloniales, Paris: 437-453., ( EMEDSYRLEV-L473 )
  • Aartsen, J. J. van & Kinzelbach, R., 1990. Marine molluscs from the Iztuzu beach near Dalyan (Mediterranean coast of Turkey). Zoology in the Middle East, 4: 103-112., ( EMEDTURAEG-L475 )
  • Kinzelbach R., 1985. Lesseps’sche Wanderung: neue stationen von Muscheln (Bivalvia: Anisomyaria). Archiv fur Molluskenkunde, 115 (4-6): 273-278., ( EMEDTURLEV-L474 )
  • Merella P., Porcheddu A., Casu S., 1994. La malacofauna della riserva naturale di Scandola (Corsica Nord-occidentale). Bollettino Malacologico; 30 (5-9): 111-128., ( WMEDFRAUNK-L465 )
  • Ardizzone, G.D., Belluscio, A., Gravina, M.F., & Somaschini, A., 1996. Colonization and disappearance of Mytilus galloprovincialis Lam. on an artificial habitat in the Mediterranean Sea. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 43, 665–676., ( WMEDITATYR-L468 )