Ballerus ballerus was reported from 25 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 23 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 1 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Eurasia: large rivers draining to Baltic Sea (absent in northern Sweden and Finland north of 62°N), North Sea (Weser, Elbe), Black Sea, Sea of Azov (Don) and Caspian Sea, where it is abundant in Volga, rare in Ural. Appendix III of the Bern Convention (protected fauna).
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Table 1: Present in 23 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Afghanistan AFG introduced 74657
Asia Armenia ARM native 683
Europe Austria AUT native 683
Asia Azerbaijan AZE native 683
Europe Belarus BLR native 683
Europe Bulgaria BGR native 683
Europe Czechia CZE native 89840
Europe Finland FIN native 6114
Asia Georgia GEO native 683
Europe Germany DEU native 556
Europe Hungary HUN native 683
Asia Kazakhstan KAZ native 683
Europe Latvia LVA native 683
Europe Lithuania LTU native 683
Europe Moldova MDA native 683
Europe Poland POL native 556
Europe Romania ROU native 556
Europe Russia RUS native 26334
Europe Serbia SRB native 683
Europe Slovakia SVK native 90058
Europe Slovenia SVN native 90061
Europe Sweden SWE native 556
Europe Ukraine UKR native 683

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Estonia EST questionable 683

Table 3: Absent from 1 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Switzerland CHE misidentification 10012

Table 4: Reported from 25 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Afghanistan AFG introduced 74657
Asia Armenia ARM native 683
Europe Austria AUT native 683
Asia Azerbaijan AZE native 683
Europe Belarus BLR native 683
Europe Bulgaria BGR native 683
Europe Czechia CZE native 89840
Europe Estonia EST questionable 683
Europe Finland FIN native 6114
Asia Georgia GEO native 683
Europe Germany DEU native 556
Europe Hungary HUN native 683
Asia Kazakhstan KAZ native 683
Europe Latvia LVA native 683
Europe Lithuania LTU native 683
Europe Moldova MDA native 683
Europe Poland POL native 556
Europe Romania ROU native 556
Europe Russia RUS native 26334
Europe Serbia SRB native 683
Europe Slovakia SVK native 90058
Europe Slovenia SVN native 90061
Europe Sweden SWE native 556
Europe Switzerland CHE misidentification 10012
Europe Ukraine UKR native 683
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