Polydora cornuta(Bosc, 1802)


Details
Author:
Bosc, 1802
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Cosmopolitan
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1986
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Tillier, 1902: Egypt
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
shipping/ballasts, shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
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Synonyms
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Annelida, Class : Polychaeta, Order : Spionida, Family : Spionidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Spain unknown 1991 established West Mediterranean Tena et al., 1991
Greece Aegean Sea 2008 casual East Mediterranean Simboura et al., 2008
Turkey Aegean Sea 1986 established East Mediterranean Cinar et al., 2005
Turkey Marmara 2002 established East Mediterranean Karhan et al., 2008

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Simboura N, Sigala K, Voutsinas E, Kalkan E, 2008. First occurrence of the invasive alien species Polydora cornuta Bosc, 1802 (Polychaeta: Spionidae) on the coast of Greece (Elefsis Bay, Aegean Sea). Mediterranean marine science, 9: 121-126., ( EMEDGRCAEG-L2511 )
  • Karhan SU, Kalkan E, Simboura N, Mutlu E, Bekbolet M., 2008. On the occurrence and established populations of the alien polychaete Polydora cornuta Bosc, 1802 (Polychaeta: Spionidae) in the Sea of Marmara and the Bosphorus Strait (Turkey). Mediterranean Marine Science 9: 5–19. http://www.medit-mar-sc.net/files/200812/15-18480210.pdf, ( EMEDTURMAR-L2514 )
  • Tena, J. Capaccioni-Azzati, R., Porras, R. & Torres-Gavila, F. J., 1991. Cuatro especies de poliquetos nuevas para las costas Mediterraneas en los sedimentos del antepuerto de Valencia. Miscel-lania Zoologica, 15, 29–41, ( WMEDESPUNK-L2512 )