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Noun1.Fulica - cootsFulica - coots          
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Rallidae, Rallidae - rails; crakes; gallinules; coots
coot - slate-black slow-flying birds somewhat resembling ducks
American coot, Fulica americana, marsh hen, mud hen, water hen - a coot found in North America
Fulica atra, Old World coot - a coot found in Eurasia
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The current study reports the efficacy data for 9 commercially available molluscicide formulations from laboratory bioassays as well as field trials for both Lissachatina fulica, and mortality to 3 nontarget snail species.
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.
In the terrestrial snail Achatina fulica, degree of aggregation is related to the snails' ages, genetic relationships, and time of day (Chase et al.
Mallophagan vectors and the avian filarioids: new subspecies of Pelecitus fulicaeatrae (Nematoda: Filarioidea) in sympatric North American hosts, with development, epizootiology, and pathogenesis of the parasite in Fulica americana (Aves).
For example, Fulica americana (American Coot), Arias acuta (Northern Pintail), Oxyura jamaicensis (Ruddy Duck), and Chen caerulescens (Snow Goose) all used this modified wetland.
Laboratory observations on Archachatina marginata Saturalis, Achatina achatina and Achatina fulica.
Fulica americana is the only valid species of this genus known from the Pleistocene of the continental United States.
2006), Coot Fulica atra (Wicke, 1858 as cited in Kennedy and Verers, 1973) and in WSD.
Species or Taxon Frequency of Total Number Mean Number Status code in () Occurrence Observed /Sighting American Coot (1b) Fulica 215 7,355 34.
The control of the giant African snail (GAS), Lissachatina fulica Bowdich (Gastropoda: Achatinidae) has been the subject of much debate for decades.
Calcium plays an important role in the development of the whole body of snails, it has been shown in the Helix aspersa [18] and In Achatina fulica [23] explains this effect by increasing the thickness and mass of the shell, lead is known by its interference with Calcium shellfish and can interfere with enzymatic reactions requiring calcium as a cofactor [2].
The nervous system of the giant African snail Achatina fulica is composed of 13 ganglia: a pair of buccal ganglia, a pair of cerebral ganglia, a pair of tentacular ganglia, and a subesophageal mass containing 2 pleural ganglia, 2 parietal ganglia, 2 pedal ganglia, and a single visceral ganglion (Kruatrachue et al.