Lythoglyphopsis

Lythoglyphopsis

(lith'ō-glif-op'sis),
A genus of amphibious freshwater operculate snails of the family Hydrobiidae (subfamily Hydrobiinae; subclass Prosobranchiata). In the Mekong River delta, Lythoglyphopsis aperta serves as an intermediate host of the blood fluke, Schistosoma mekongi.
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Lyth·o·glyph·op·sis

(lith'ō-glif-op'sis)
A genus of amphibious freshwater operculate snails of the family Hydrobiidae (subfamily Hydrobiinae; subclass Prosobranchiata). In the Mekong River delta in Vietnam, L. aperta serves as an intermediate host of the blood fluke, Schistosoma mekongi.
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