Macrorhynchia philippina((Kirchenpauer, 1872))


Details
Author:
(Kirchenpauer, 1872)
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Circumtropical
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1995
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Bitar & Kouli Bitar, 2001
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
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Synonyms
Lytocarpus philippinus, Lytocarpus phillippinus ,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Cnidaria, Class : Hydrozoa, Order : Leptothecata, Family : Aglaopheniidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Israel Levantine 2009 established East Mediterranean Piraino et al., 2011
Lebanon Levantine 1995 established East Mediterranean Bitar & Kouli-Bitar, 1995
Syria Levantine 2003 established East Mediterranean Bitar et al., 2003
Turkey Levantine 2005 established East Mediterranean Cinar et al., 2006

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Piraino et al, 2011. Through the Eastern Gate: taxonomic survey of benthic invertebrates along the shallow Mediterranean rocky coasts of Israel.7th International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions, ( EMEDISRLEV-L1863 )
  • Bitar G & Bitar-Kouli S., 1995. Apercu de bionomie benthique et repartition des different facies de la roche littorale a Hannouch (Liban-Mediterranee orientale). Rapport de la Commission Internationale Exploration de la Mer Mediterranee 34: 19, ( EMEDLBNLEV-L1864 )
  • Bitar G., Dupuy de la Gr&rive R. & Foulquie M., Second mission relating to the Development of Marine Protected Areas on Syrian coasts, 1-18 August 2003, ( EMEDSYRLEV-L1865 )
  • Cinar, M.E., Bilecenoglu, M., Ozturk, B. & CAN, A., 2006. New records of alien species on the Levantine coast of Turkey. Aquatic Invasions, 1: 84-90, ( EMEDTURLEV-L1866 )