Planorbis


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Planorbis

(plan-ōr'bis),
A European and North African genus of freshwater snails (family Planorbidae), including Planorbis planorbis, intermediate host of the sheep and cattle fluke, Paramphistoma cervi.
[G. planos, wandering, + L. orbis, circle, ring]

Planorbis

(plăn-or′bĭs)
A genus of freshwater snails that is the intermediate host for some species of schistosomal blood flukes.

Planorbis

a water snail intermediate host to paramphistomes.
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Murphy (1917) found exoskeletons of Planorbis tumens, a fresh water mollusc, and Certhidea sacrata, a brackish water species, in the dry bed of Laguna Salada.
Planorbis (Gyraulus) avakubiensis: Pilsbry & Bequaert 1927: 127, fig.