Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Mollusca > Class: Bivalvia > Order: Mytiloida > Family: Mytilidae > Genus: Lithophaga > Species: Lithophaga lithophaga

Lithophaga lithophaga (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Marine Atlantic - Unknown
Marine Macaronesian - Unknown
Marine Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 4 other international agreements
Most preferred habitats
  • coastal
  • marine inlets and transitional waters
Natura 2000 species code 1027

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora - consolidated version 01/01/2007 (EU Habitats Directive) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) http://www.cites.org/eng
Commission regulation (EU) No 1320/2014, of 1 December 2014, amending Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein (EU regulation of trade of fauna and flora) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...s/legislation_en.htm
Barcelona Convention Protocol concerning Specially Protected Areas and Biological Diversity in the Mediterranean (SPA/BD Protocol) http://rac-spa.org/protocol

http://rac-spa.org/sites/def...sion_ig_19_12_en.pdf

Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Lithodomus dactylus Cuvier, 1817
Mytilus lithophagus Linnaeus, 1758
Mytilus lythophagus Linnaeus, 1758
Lithophaga mytuloides Röding, 1798
Lithodomus inflatus Réquien, 1848

Other resources

Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Species+ Species+ by UNEP-WCMC
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

4 items found, displaying all items.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Slovenia 2010-05-12 2060-05-12 na posamezni lokaciji usmrti največ pet osebkov živali določene vrste na leto Capture ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-12 2060-05-12 na posamezni lokaciji usmrti največ pet osebkov živali določene vrste na leto Killing ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-12 2060-05-12 na posamezni lokaciji usmrti največ pet osebkov živali določene vrste na leto Capture ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-12 2060-05-12 na posamezni lokaciji usmrti največ pet osebkov živali določene vrste na leto Killing ni vpliva na populacijo
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