WoRMS taxon details

Arbopercula bengalensis (Stoliczka, 1869)

580104  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:580104)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Bock, P. (2022). World List of Bryozoa. Arbopercula bengalensis (Stoliczka, 1869). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=580104 on 2022-01-24
2011-09-14 21:36:22Z

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original description  (of Electra anomala Osburn, 1950) Osburn, R. C. (1950). Bryozoa of the Pacific Coast of America: part 1, Cheilostomata-Anasca. <em>Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions.</em> 14, 1-269., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/5958617 [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Fofonoff, P.W.; Ruiz, G.M.; Steves, B.; Carlton, J.T. (2014). National Exotic Marine and Estuarine Species Information System (NEMESIS), available online at http://invasions.si.edu/nemesis [details]   

basis of record Nikulina, E. A., 2010. Three new genera of Electridae (Bryozoa): Arbopercula, Osburnea, and Arbocuspis. Schriften des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins für Schleswig-Holstein, 72: 25-28., available online at http://www.schriften.uni-kiel.de/Band%2072/Nikulina.pdf
page(s): 27 [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species remark In Panamanian part of the Caribbean Sea (Marine Region) : Fast-growing fouling species, but economic and ecological impacts have not been studied. [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Panamanian part of the Caribbean Sea (Marine Region) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals
The Panama Canal seems a likely route for the transport of A. bengalensis into the Atlantic.  [details]