Cucurbitula cymbium((Spengler, 1783))


Details
Author:
(Spengler, 1783)
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Indo-Pacific
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1960
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Barash & Danin, 1977: Egypt
Invasive Characteristic:
No
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, ,
Establishement/Success:
established
Photo
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Synonyms
Gastrochaena cymbium, Gastrochaena deshayesi,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Mollusca, Class : Bivalvia, Order : Myoida, Family : Gastrochaenidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Greece Aegean Sea 1974 established East Mediterranean Tenekides, 1989
Israel Levantine 1960 established East Mediterranean Barash & Danin, 1973
Turkey Levantine 1990 established East Mediterranean Niederhofer et al., 1991

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Tenekides N.S., 1989. On a collection of shells from the Greek Seas. 187p. (in Greek), ( EMEDGRCAEG-L1030 )
  • Barash A. & Danin Z., 1973. The Indo-Pacific species of mollusca in the Mediterranean & notes on a collection from the Suez canal. Israel Journal of Zoology, 21(3-4): 301-374., ( EMEDISRLEV-L1031 )