Calappa hepatica((Linnaeus, 1758))


Details
Author:
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Ecofunctional Group:
Demersal Crustacea
Origin:
Indo-Pacific
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1992
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Balss, 1927: Egypt
Invasive Characteristic:
No
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, ,
Establishement/Success:
casual
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Synonyms
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Arthropoda, Class : Malacostraca, Order : Decapoda, Family : Calappidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Turkey Levantine 1992 casual East Mediterranean Balkis & Ceviker, 2003

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Balkis, H. & Ceviker, D., 2003. A new exotic crab species [Calappa hepatica (Linnaeus, 1758)] for the Mediterranean fauna. Israel Journal of Zoology, 49: 320-321, ( EMEDTURLEV-L533 )