Lymnaea


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Lymnaea

(lim-nē'ă),
A genus of snails, species of which are invertebrate hosts for the liver or sheep liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica, and other trematodes.
[G. limnē, marsh]

Lymnaea

a genus of snails, some of which act as intermediate hosts of Fasciola hepatica. The snails are L. truncatula, L. tomentosa, L. columella, L. viridis.
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In the pulmonate gastropods Lymnaea stagnalis, Helix aspersa and Arion hortensis, the class to which Siphonaria also belongs, "pore cells" (recently renamed "rhogocytes", for review, see Haszprunar 1996) scattered among the connective tissue have been proposed as candidates for the site of hemocyanin biosynthesis (Sminia and Boer, 1973; Skelding and Newell, 1975; Sminia and Vlugt van Daalen, 1977).
There are various species of snail in Cross River State namely: Golden snail (Pomacea sp), African giant edible tropical land snail (Limicolaria aurora), Achatina fulica, Achatina achatina, Archachatina marginata, Limicolaria flammae, Lymnaea natalensis, Bulinus forskalii,Bulinus globosus Biomphalaria pfeifferi and Freshwater snail (Lymnaea acuminata) (Ebenso, 2002; Adinya, 2006).
Other groups that contributed low proportions to the total of collected organisms were odonats, dipterans, and mollusks from the genus Lymnaea.
Interestingly, native receptors from the squid were more sensitive than the heterologously expressed GABARs of the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis (EC50 200-300 Amol [1.
Although we sampled all locations within the state of New York where the exotic snail Lymnaea auricularia was previously reported, we did not find this species.
Van Elk and Joosse (1981) recorded the influence of the photoperiod, the starvation and the infection with larval trematodes on the catalytic activity of the enzyme UDP-galactose 4-epimerase in the albumen gland of Lymnaea stagnalis Linnaeus, 1758.
The common ancestor of Limax and Lymnaea was likely an inhabitant of the marginal area between aquatic and terrestrial zones (i.
In contrast to this, the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis has 11 ganglia: a pair of buccal ganglia, a pair of cerebral ganglia, a pair of pleural ganglia, a pair of parietal ganglia, a pair of pedal ganglia, and a visceral ganglion (Benjamin et al.
In fact, regenerated networks of neurons of the pond snails Lymnaea and Helisoma exhibit patterns of activity (i.
Inbreeding depression and sell-fertilization in Lymnaea peregra (Gastropoda: Pulmonata).