Rossia macrosoma was reported from 39 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 30 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 3 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 6 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: From East Greenland and Iceland to the Mediterranean and northwest Africa. Temperate to polar.
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Table 1: Present in 30 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 1695
Africa Algeria DZA native 1695
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 1695
Asia Cyprus CYP native 1695
Europe Denmark DNK native 1695
Africa Egypt EGY native 1695
Europe Faeroe Is. FRO native 1695
Europe France FRA native 1695
Africa Gambia GMB native 1695
Europe Greece GRC native 1695
North America Greenland GRL native 1695
Africa Guinea GIN native 1695
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 1695
Europe Iceland ISL native 1695
Europe Ireland IRL native 1695
Europe Italy ITA native 1695
Africa Libya LBY native 1695
Europe Malta MLT native 1695
Africa Mauritania MRT native 1695
Europe Monaco MCO native 2461
Europe Montenegro MNE native 1695
Africa Morocco MAR native 1695
Europe Norway NOR native 1695
Africa Senegal SEN native 1695
Europe Spain ESP native 1695
Africa Tunisia TUN native 1695
Asia Turkey TUR native 1695
Europe UK GBR native 2399
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 1695
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 1695

Table 2: Possible in 3 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Israel ISR questionable 1695
Asia Lebanon LBN questionable 1695
Asia Syria SYR questionable 1695

Table 3: Absent from 6 countries/islands (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Belgium BEL error 1695
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH error 1695
Europe Croatia HRV error 1695
Europe Germany DEU error 1695
Europe Netherlands NLD error 1695
Europe Slovenia SVN error 1695

Table 4: Reported from 39 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 1695
Africa Algeria DZA native 1695
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 1695
Europe Belgium BEL error 1695
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH error 1695
Europe Croatia HRV error 1695
Asia Cyprus CYP native 1695
Europe Denmark DNK native 1695
Africa Egypt EGY native 1695
Europe Faeroe Is. FRO native 1695
Europe France FRA native 1695
Africa Gambia GMB native 1695
Europe Germany DEU error 1695
Europe Greece GRC native 1695
North America Greenland GRL native 1695
Africa Guinea GIN native 1695
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 1695
Europe Iceland ISL native 1695
Europe Ireland IRL native 1695
Asia Israel ISR questionable 1695
Europe Italy ITA native 1695
Asia Lebanon LBN questionable 1695
Africa Libya LBY native 1695
Europe Malta MLT native 1695
Africa Mauritania MRT native 1695
Europe Monaco MCO native 2461
Europe Montenegro MNE native 1695
Africa Morocco MAR native 1695
Europe Netherlands NLD error 1695
Europe Norway NOR native 1695
Africa Senegal SEN native 1695
Europe Slovenia SVN error 1695
Europe Spain ESP native 1695
Asia Syria SYR questionable 1695
Africa Tunisia TUN native 1695
Asia Turkey TUR native 1695
Europe UK GBR native 2399
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 1695
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 1695
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