Amphistegina lobifera(Larsen, 1976)


Details
Author:
Larsen, 1976
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Circumtropical
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1965
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Enzenross & Enzenross, 2001: Tunisia
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
Photo
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Synonyms
Amphistegina madagascariensis,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Chromista, Phylum : Foraminifera, Class : Polythalamea, Order : Rotaliida, Family : Amphisteginidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Egypt Levantine 1994 established East Mediterranean Samir et al., 2003
Greece Aegean Sea 1955-64 established East Mediterranean Blanc-Vernet, 1969
Israel Levantine 1950 cryptogenic/established East Mediterranean Emery & Neev, 1960
Lebanon Levantine 1965 cryptogenic/established East Mediterranean Moncharmont, 1968
Libya Libyan Sea 1979 unknown Central Mediterranean Blanc-Vernet et al., 1979
Malta unknown 2006 cryptogenic/established Central Mediterranean Yokes et al., 2007
Tunisia unknown 1962 cryptogenic/established Central Mediterranean Glacon, 1962
Tunisia unknown cryptogenic/established West Mediterranean Langer, 2012
Turkey Aegean Sea 1955-61 unknown East Mediterranean Blanc-Vernet, 1969
Turkey Levantine 1997 cryptogenic/established East Mediterranean Avsar, 1997
Turkey Marmara 2004 cryptogenic/established East Mediterranean Meric et al., 2005
Cyprus Levantine 1976 cryptogenic/established East Mediterranean Langer & Hottinger, 2000

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Blanc-Vernet L, Clairefond P & Orsolini P (1979) Les Foraminiferes. Annales de 1'Universite de Provence, 6: 171-209, ( CMEDLBYLIB-L162 )
  • Yokes, M. B. Meric E. & Avsar, N. 2007. On the Presence of Alien Foraminifera Amphistegina lobifera Larsen on the coasts of the Maltese Isl&s. Aquatic Invasions (2007) Volume 2, Issue 4: 439-441., ( CMEDMLTUNK-L163 )
  • Glacon G., 1962. Foraminiferes des depots actuels des cotes de Tunisie Sud Orientale. These de Doctorat Universite de Montpellier, France 270 pp., ( CMEDTUNUNK-L164 )
  • Langer, R.L., Hottinger, L. 2000. Biogeography of selected “larger” foraminifera. Micropaleontology 46: 105–126., ( EMEDCYPLEV-L159 )
  • Samir, A.M., Abdou, H.F., Zazou, S.M. & El-Menhawey, W.H., 2003. Cluster analysis of recent benthic foraminifera from the northwestern Mediterranean coast of Egypt. Revue de Micropaleontologie, 46, 111–130., ( EMEDEGYLEV-L168 )
  • Blanc-Vernet, L., 1969. Contribution a l'etude des foraminiferes de Mediterranee. Recueil des travaux de la Station Marine d'Endoume: 281, ( EMEDGRCAEG-L169 )
  • Emery, K.O. & Neev, D., 1960. Mediterranean beaches of Israel. Isr.Geol. Surv., Bull. 26, 23 pp., ( EMEDISRLEV-L160 )
  • Moncharmont Zei M., 1968. I foraminiferi di alcuni campioni di fondo prelevati lungo la costa di Beirut (Libano). Bollettino della Societa dei Naturalisti, Napoli, 77: 3-34., ( EMEDLBNLEV-L161 )
  • Blanc-Vernet, L., 1969. Contribution a l'etude des foraminiferes de Mediterranee. Recueil des travaux de la Station Marine d'Endoume: 281, ( EMEDTURAEG-L170 )
  • Avsar, N., 1997. Foraminifera of the Eastern Mediterranean Costline. Cukurova Universitesi Yerbilimleri (Geoosound), 31: 67–81., ( EMEDTURLEV-L166 )
  • Meric, E., Avsar, N., Nazik, A., Alpar, B., Yokes, M.B., Barut, I.F. & Unlu, S., 2005. Gemlik Korfezi yuzey cokellerinin foraminifer, ostrakod ve mollusk faunas?, foraminifer kavk?lar?nda gozlenen morfolojik anomaliler ile bolgenin sedimentolojik, hidroki, ( EMEDTURMAR-L167 )
  • Langer MR, Weinmann AE, Rodder D, & Lotters S., 2012. Strangers in Paradise: The biogeographic range expansion of the foraminifera Amphistegina in the Mediterranean Sea. Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, EGU2012-5583, ( WMEDTUNUNK-L165 )