Cystodytes philippinensis(Herdman, 1886)


Details
Author:
Herdman, 1886
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Circumtropical
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1999
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Menez & Mathieson, 1981: Tunisia
Invasive Characteristic:
No
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
cryptogenic
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Synonyms
Cystodytes hapuĀ ,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Chordata, Class : Ascidiacea, Order : Aplousobranchia, Family : Polycitoridae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Spain Baleares 2004 cryptogenic West Mediterranean Diaz-Valdes & Ramos-Espla, 2010
Tunisia unknown 1998 cryptogenic Central Mediterranean Meliane, 2002

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Meliane I., 2002, Contribution to the knowledge of the ascidian fauna in the south east of Tunisia. MSc Thesis. University of Alicante, Spain, 65 pp., ( CMEDTUNUNK-L1067 )
  • Diaz-Valdes, F. & Ramos-Espla, A.A. 2010. Ascidiofauna del Mediterraneo Occidental. XVI Simp. Iber. Est. Biol. Mar.: 80., ( WMEDESPBAL-L1066 )