Ergalatax junionae(Houart, 2008)


Details
Author:
Houart, 2008
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Indian W
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1993
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Ergen, 1976: Turkey
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
Photo
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Synonyms
Cronia cf. konkanensis (misidentification), Ergalatax martensi (misidentification), Ergalatax obscura (misidentification), Morula martensi (misidentification),
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Mollusca, Class : Gastropoda, Order : Neogastropoda, Family : Muricidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Greece Aegean Sea 2007 established East Mediterranean Zenetos et al., 2008
Israel Levantine 2004 established East Mediterranean Singer, 2005
Lebanon Levantine 1999-2002 established East Mediterranean Zibrowius & Bitar, 2003
Turkey Aegean Sea 2002 established East Mediterranean Ozgur & Ozturk, 2007
Turkey Levantine 1992 established East Mediterranean Buzzurro et al., 1995
Cyprus Levantine 1993 established East Mediterranean Buzzurro & Greppi, 1997

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Buzzurro G. & Greppi E., 1997. Notes on the mollusks of Cyprus, with special attention to the alloctone species. La Conchiglie, 283: 21-31 and 61-62., ( EMEDCYPLEV-L1219 )
  • Zenetos A, Ovalis P, Houart R, 2008. Eastward spread of Ergalatax junionae Houart, 2008 (Gastropoda, Mollusca), a recent alien species in the Mediterranean. Journal of biological research-Thessaloniki, 10: 221-223., ( EMEDGRCAEG-L1220 )
  • Singer BS, 2005. Thais sacellum and Ergalatax obscura, new immigrants to Northern Israel. Triton, 12: 2., ( EMEDISRLEV-L1221 )
  • Zibrowius H & Bitar G., 2003. Invertebres marins exotiques sur la cote du Liban. Lebanese Science Journal 4: 67-74, ( EMEDLBNLEV-L1222 )
  • Ozgur E & Ozturk B., 2007. Abundance of Zoobenthic Exotic Species on Rocky Reefs in the Southern Aegean Sea. Rapports et proces-verbaux des reunions Commission Internationale pour l’expolration scientifique de la Mer Mediterranee 38: 565, ( EMEDTURAEG-L1224 )
  • Buzzurro, G., Engl, W. & Tumturk, I., 1995. Bivalven und Gastropoden der Europaischen Meer (4): Ergalatax martensi (Dall, 1923) (Muricidae), ein neuer lessepsischer einw&erer von der Turkischen Sudkuste. Club Conchylia Information, 27: 17-18., ( EMEDTURLEV-L1223 )