Afrocardium richardi((Audouin, 1826))


Details
Author:
(Audouin, 1826)
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Red Sea
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1997
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Bogi & Galil, 1999: Israel
Invasive Characteristic:
No
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, ,
Establishement/Success:
established
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Synonyms
Cardium arabicum Issel, Cardium richardi,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Mollusca, Class : Bivalvia, Order : Veneroida, Family : Cardiidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Israel Levantine 1997 casual East Mediterranean Bogi & Galil, 1999
Lebanon Levantine un unknown East Mediterranean Lakkis & Lakkis, 2005
Turkey Levantine 2000 established East Mediterranean Van Aartsen & Goud, 2000

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Bogi C. & Galil B. S., 1999. New findings along the Israeli coast. La Conchiglia 31(292): 22-29, 63., ( EMEDISRLEV-L66 )
  • Van Aartsen J.J. & Goud J., 2000. European marine Mollusca: notes on less well-known species. XV. Notes on Luisitanian species of Parvicardium Montesoraro, 1884, & Afrocardium richardi (Audouin, 1826) (Bivalvia, Heterodonta, Cardiidae). Basteria, 64:, ( EMEDTURLEV-L68 )