The giant African snail, Achatina fulica
(Mollusca, Gastropoda), has been found naturally infected with A.
A total of 14 species were inventoried during the study period: White-headed Duck, Garganey Anas querquedula, Eurasian Teal Anas crecca, Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula, Ferruginous Duck, Mallard Anas platyrhyncos, Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata, Gadwall Anas strepera, Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope, Northern Pintail Anas acuta, and Common Pochard Aythya ferina (Anatidae); and Common Coot Fulica
atra, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus, and Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio (Rallidae).
Home-range of the invasive terrestrial gastropod, Achatina fulica
(Gastropoda: Achatinidae), in an Ecuadorian dry forest conservation area
(%) events Species H5N1 2005-06 H5N8 2014-15 group Species epizootic epizootic Rails Eurasian coot 5 (1) (Fulica
atra) Crested coot (Fulica
cristata) Purple swamphen 4 (1) (Porphyrio porphyrio) Common moorhen 1 (0.2) (Gallinula chloropus) Total 10 (2) Swans Unspecified.
One morphologic type of sarcocyst was found in 26% (7/27) of Eurasian coots (Fulica
atra) and was described as Sarcocystis fulicae n sp using morphologic, 18S ribosomal (r)DNA, 28S rDNA, and internal transcribed spacer 1 (ITS1) analysis.
Biological responses of the American coot (Fulica
americana), in wetlands with contrasting environmental conditions (Basin of Mexico).
"First Comprehensive Molecular and Morphological Identification of the Rat Lungworm, Angiostrongylus cantonensis Chen, 1935 (Nematoda: Strongylida: Metastrongylida) in Association with the Giant African Snail, Lissachatina fulica
(Bowdich, 1822) (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Achtinidae) in Florida." Nematropica 45(1):20-33.
Mortality to the giant African snail, Lissachatina fulica
(Gastropoda: Achatinidae), and non-target snails using select molluscicides.
cantonensis were collected from giant African snails (Achatina fulica
) via homogenization and digestion of minced snail tissue that was placed in a pepsin-HCl solution (pH2.0, 500IU pepsin/gram tissue) and incubated at 37[degrees]C for 2h.
(1964) Introduced enemies of the Giant African snail, Achatina fulica
Bowdich, in Hawaii (Pulmonata: Achatinidae).
Angiostrongylus cantonensis in the vector snails Pomacea canaliculata and Achatina fulica
in China: a meta-analysis.