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n.1.(Zool.) A genus of land snails, often large, common in the warm parts of America and Africa.
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Toxic effect of single and binary treatments of synthetic and plant-derived molluscicides against Achatina fulica.
Angiostrongylus cantonensis in the vector snails Pomacea canaliculata and Achatina fulica in China: a meta-analysis.
ABSTRACT: We conducted an assessment of abundance, host plant utilization and behavior of the invasive Phytopolyphagous giant African snail, Achatina from selected sites in Mindanao, Philippines in situ.
The land snail Achatina fulica (Ferussac, 1821), known as Giant African Snail (GAS), is native to the Central Northeast coast of Africa and is found on all continents (Prasad, Singh, Senani, & Medhi, 2004; Mata & Mata, 2012; Almeida, 2016).
7 Medidas de controle de Achatina fulica (Bowdich, 1822)
El parasito adulto se localiza en las arterias pulmonares, donde producen larvas L1 que son eliminadas con las heces, las cuales son ingeridas por un molusco que constituye su huesped intermediario (en Ecuador son Achatina fulica y Pomacea spp).
Indeed, the authors reported an aestivation retarding effect on laying activity in the two giant African land snails Archachatina marginata and achatina achatina.
Besides these species, other groups of animals were recently recorded in the region, such as the gastropod Achatina fulica Bowdich, 1822, the primate Callithrix penicillata (Geoffroy, 1812) (Barbosa et al.
This is a photo of a Japanese garden snail inside a container," writes Pauline Andrea Paran about her photo, "Homeless Achatina.
aspersa pedal ganglion, and Croll (1988) diagrams 10 nerves on the ventral side of the pedal ganglia of the terrestrial pulmonate snail Achatina fulica.
Entre las especies exoticas recientemente introducidas en Misiones, la ultima hallada fue Achatina fulica Bowdich, 1822, en la localidad de Puerto Iguazu, al noroeste de dicha provincia (Gutierrez-Gregoric et al.
9 [micro]moles/g wet weight) in extracts of cerebral ganglia of the adult common garden snail Helix aspersa, and in later investigations, GABA was also shown to be present in cerebral ganglia extracts of the East African land snail Achatina fulica (Takeuchi et al.