Fulvia fragilis(Forsskal, 1775))


Details
Author:
Forsskal, 1775)
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Indian
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1955
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Monniot, 1983: France
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
shipping, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
Photo
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Synonyms
Cardium papyraceum, Fulvia papyracea, Papyridea papyracea,
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
Italy Ligurian established West Mediterranean Crocetta, 2005
Egypt Levantine 1938 unknown East Mediterranean Moazzo 1939
Spain unknown 1991 established West Mediterranean Zenetos et al., 2004
Greece Aegean Sea 1998 established East Mediterranean Vardala-Theodorou, 1999
Israel Levantine 1955 established East Mediterranean Barash & Danin, 1973
Italy Ionian Sea 2007 established Central Mediterranean Crocetta et al., 2009
Italy Tyrrhenian 2005 established West Mediterranean Crocetta, 2005
Lebanon Levantine unknown East Mediterranean Lakkis & Lakkis, 2005
Malta unknown 2008 established Central Mediterranean Goud & Mifsud, 2009
Tunisia unknown 1994 invasive Central Mediterranean Passamonti, 1996
Tunisia unknown 2001 invasive West Mediterranean Ben Souissi et al., 2003
Turkey Aegean Sea 2001 established East Mediterranean Ozturk & Poutiers, 2005
Turkey Levantine 1986 established East Mediterranean Lindner, 1988
Cyprus Levantine 1983 established East Mediterranean Fischer, 1993

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Crocetta F., Renda W. & Vazzana A., 2009. Alien Mollusca along the Calabrian shores of the Messina Strait area and a review of their distribution in the Italian Seas. Bollettino Malacologico, 45: 15-30., ( CMEDITAION-L1373 )
  • Passamonti M., 1996. Nuova segnalazione per le coste Tunisine di Papyridea papyracea (Gmelin,1791) (Bivalvia: Cardidae). Bollettino Malacologico, 32(5-8): 153-156., ( CMEDTUNUNK-L1379 )
  • Fischer, W., 1993. Beitraege zur Kenntnis der rezenten und fossilen marinen Molluskenfauna Zyperns (II). Die Mollusken des Kap Drepanum (Peyia, Paphos). Club Conchylia Information, 15(2): 147-152., ( EMEDCYPLEV-L1369 )
  • Vardala-Theodorou, G.E., 1999. The occurrence of the Indo-Pacific molluscan species Fulvia fragilis (Forsskal, 1775) and Bulla ampulla L., 1758 in Elefsis Bay. Newsletter of the Hellenic Zoological Society, February, 1999, Fasc. 31: 10-11., ( EMEDGRCAEG-L1371 )
  • 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-L1372 )
  • Lindner G., 1988. Laevicardium (Fulvia) papyraceum (Bruguiere, 1788) -von der sudturkischen Mittelmeerkuste (Leg. Der Familie Schmidt, Feldkirchen). Club Conchylia Informationen 20 (1-2): 35-37., ( EMEDTURLEV-L1381 )
  • Zenetos, A., Gofas, S., Russo, G. & Templado, J., 2004. CIESM Atlas of exotic species in the Mediterranean. Vol. 3 Molluscs. Monaco, CIESM Publishers., ( WMEDESPUNK-L1378 )
  • Crocetta F., 2005. Prime segnalazioni di Fulvia fragilis (Forskal in Niebuhr, 1775) (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Cardiidae) per i mari italiani. Bollettino Malacologico 41: 23–24, ( WMEDITALIG-L1374 )
  • Crocetta F., 2005. Prime segnalazioni di Fulvia fragilis (Forskal in Niebuhr, 1775) (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Cardiidae) per i mari italiani. Bollettino Malacologico 41: 23–24, ( WMEDITATYR-L1375 )
  • Ben Souissi, J., Rezig, M. & Zaouali, J. 2003. Appearance of invasive species in the southern lake of Tunis. Coastal Environment 2, 911–922., ( WMEDTUNUNK-L1380 )