Achatina


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Achatina

/Ach·a·ti·na/ (ak″ah-ti´nah) a genus of very large land snails, including A. fuli´ca, which serves as an intermediate host of Angiostrongylus cantonensis.
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Distribution, habitat association, species abundance, and perceptions of residents towards Achatina fulica in Anguilla.
The effect of dietary calcium on growth, shellthickness and tissue calcium distribution in the snail Achatina fulica.
The giant African snail Achatina fulica as natural intermediate host of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Pernambuco, northeast Brazil.
Roles of neurosecretory cells on growth and reproduction and their seasonal variation in Achatina fulica (Gastropoda: Achatinidae).
Analysis of a survey on the infection of Achatina fulica with Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Guangzhow, Guangdong Province [in Chinese].
Achatina arctespirata (57x32 mm) described by Bourguignat (1889: 83, pl.
APGW-amide as an inhibitory neurotransmitter of Achatina fulica Ferussac.
Achatina fulica Bowdich and other land snails in coastal Tanzania.
2004 2002 Achatina fulica ([double dagger]) Wu CH et al.
Other gastropods that have also been investigated are a sea hare Aplysia kurodai, a land snail Achatina fulica (Fujii & Takeda 1988), an aquatic snail Lymnaea stagnalis (Audesirk 1985), and an opisthobranch Phestilla sibogae (Croll et al.
Previously, other terrestrial snails like Achatina fulicia, and some species of slugs such as Philomycus bilineatus were regarded as the major intermediate hosts for A.
4) reported finding no larvae in body fluid washed from 23 Achatina fulica that were infected with A.