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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFulvia fragilis (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775) 
AphiaID: 605733

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneroida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaevicardiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFulvia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFulvia Gray, 1853
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium deshayesianum Bianconi, 1856
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium fornasinianum Bianconi, 1856
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium fragile Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFulvia (Fulvia) fragilis (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFulvia (Fulvia) fragilis congoensis Cosel, 1995
Sources  basis of record Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. (1998) Marine Shells of South Africa. An Illustrated Collector’s Guide to Beached Shells. Ekogilde Publishers, Hartebeespoort, South Africa, ii + 264 pp.
page(s): 222 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorItalian part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (introduced: alien[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaltese part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (introduced: alien[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTunisian part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (introduced: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish part of the Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin (introduced: alien[details]
From regional or thematic species database
Egypt
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEgypt (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (introduced: alien) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Gabès [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTunis Gulf [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Republic of the Congo
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPointe Noire (Congo) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Tunisia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBizerte Lagoon [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGhar El Melh lagoon [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTunis Lagoon [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIntroduced species impact in Maltese part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Tunisian part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals
Invaded from tropical Indo-Pacific [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Egypt (Nation) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Egypt (Nation) : Shipping [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Maltese part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins
Species entered the Mediterranean via Suez Canal before being dispersed around the sea by shipping vectors. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Red Sea, Forsskål Expedition to Arabia. Before 1763. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material ZMUC BIV 302, neotype [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Fulvia fragilis
Fulvia fragilis
Fulvia fragilis
Fulvia fragilis
Fulvia fragilis (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775)  Juvenile specimen from La Goulette, Tunisia (soft bottoms 10-15 m, 18.08.2009), actual size 9.5 mm.
Fulvia fragilis (Forss...
To MNHN Type collection
To MNHN Type collection
[image hosted externally; from synonym]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:605733
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2012-07-14 19:34:51Z  created  Rosenberg, Gary
2012-11-28 07:04:25Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2012-12-30 09:56:54Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2014-06-23 11:06:28Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
  
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  Citation: ter Poorten, J.; Rosenberg, G. (2014). Fulvia fragilis (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=605733 on 2014-09-20
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