Leonnates indicus(Kinberg, 1866)


Details
Author:
Kinberg, 1866
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Indo-Pacific
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1991
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Mouneimne, 1977: Lebanon
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
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Synonyms
Leonnates jousseaumi , Leonnates virgatus,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Annelida, Class : Polychaeta, Order : Phyllodocida, Family : Nereididae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Israel Levantine 1991 unknown East Mediterranean Ilan et al., 1994
Turkey Levantine 2005 established East Mediterranean Cinar, 2009

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Ilan, M., Ben Eliahu, M. N. & Galil, B. 1994. Three deep water sponges from the eastern Mediterranean and their associated fauna. Ophelia, 39: 45-54, ( EMEDISRLEV-L1755 )
  • Cinar ME, 2009. Alien polychaete species (Annelida: Polychaeta) on the southern coast of Turkey (Levantine Sea, eastern Mediterranean), with 13 new records for the Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Natural History, 43,37: 2283 -2328, ( EMEDTURLEV-L1756 )