Bulla arabica(Malaquias & Reid, 2008)


Details
Author:
Malaquias & Reid, 2008
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Indo-Pacific
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1978
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Barash & Danin, 1986: Egypt
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, shipping/ballasts, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
Photo
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Synonyms
Bulla ampulla, Bullaria ampulla,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Mollusca, Class : Gastropoda, Order : Cephalaspidea, Family : Bullidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Greece Aegean Sea 1998 established East Mediterranean Vardala-Theodorou, 1999
Israel Levantine 1978 established East Mediterranean Barash & Danin, 1982b
Turkey Levantine 1992 established East Mediterranean Yokes & Rudman, 2004
Cyprus Levantine 2000 established East Mediterranean Zenetos et al., 2004

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Zenetos, A., Gofas, S., Russo, G. & Templado, J., 2004. CIESM Atlas of exotic species in the Mediterranean. Vol. 3 Molluscs. Monaco, CIESM Publishers., ( EMEDCYPLEV-L505 )
  • Vardala-Theodorou, G.E., 1999. The occurrence of the Indo-Pacific molluscan species Fulvia fragilis (Forsskal, 1775) and Bulla ampulla L., 1758 in Elefsis Bay. Newsletter of the Hellenic Zoological Society, February, 1999, Fasc. 31: 10-11., ( EMEDGRCAEG-L506 )
  • Barash A. & Danin Z., 1982b. Mediterranean Mollusca of Israel & Sinai: composition & distribution. Israel Journal of Zoology, 31: 86-118., ( EMEDISRLEV-L507 )
  • Yokes, B. and Rudman, W. B., 2004. Lessepsian opisthobranchs from southwestern coast of Turkey; five new records for Mediterranean. Rapport de la Commission Internationale Exploration de la Mer Mediterranee, 37: 557 Turk, T., 2007 (Nov 26) Sea slug specie, ( EMEDTURLEV-L508 )