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Lymnaea schirazensis, an Overlooked Snail Distorting Fascioliasis Data: Genotype, Phenotype, Ecology, Worldwide Spread, Susceptibility, Applicability
Background Lymnaeid snails transmit medical and veterinary important trematodiases, mainly fascioliasis. Vector specificity of fasciolid parasites defines disease distribution and characteristics.Expand
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Concurrent evolution of ancient sister lakes and sister species: the freshwater gastropod genus Radix in lakes Ohrid and Prespa
Ancient sister lakes are considered to be ancient lakes lying in close geographic proximity, sharing a related origin and significant time of co-existence, usually having hydrological connection asExpand
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The freshwater snails (Gastropoda) of Iran, with descriptions of two new genera and eight new species
Abstract Using published records and original data from recent field work and revision of Iranian material of certain species deposited in the collections of the Natural History Museum Basel, theExpand
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Three new gastropod species from Greece and Turkey (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Rissooidea) with notes on the anatomy of Bythinella charpentieri cabirius Reischütz 1988
In Greece we found one new species of the genus Pseudorientalia, and two new species from Turkey of the genus groups Torosia n. gen., and Pseudamnicola. We compared these species with the knownExpand
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Type materials of freshwater gastropod species described by C.A. Westerlund and accepted in current malacological taxonomy: a taxonomic and nomenclatorial study
Carl Agardh Westerlund (1831–1908) was a prominent Swedish malacologist, who studied taxonomy and distribution of continental molluscs (terrestrial and freshwater). He established a number of newExpand
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A new species of Caspia Clessin et W. Dybowski, 1887 (Gastropoda: Truncatelloidea: Hydrobiidae) in the Danube of Bulgaria
Species of the genus Caspia Clessin et W. Dybowski, 1887 are only known from brackish waters of the Caspian Sea and the Azov-Black Sea Basins. The first freshwater species of Caspia is described fromExpand
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Revision of ‘Horatia’ snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Hydrobiidae sensu lato) from South Caucasus with description of two new genera
Four nominal species of the genus Horatia Bourguignat, 1887 were described by Russian authors from Caucasian caves (H. borutzkii Shadin, 1932, H. birsteini Starobogatov, 1962, H. ljovushkiniExpand
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On the identity of Bithynia graeca Westerlund, 1879 with the description of three new Pseudobithynia n. gen. species from Iran and Greece (Gastropoda: Bithyniidae)
To analyze the type material of Bithynia graeca Westerlund, 1879 we received from the collection Westerlund two lots labelled with B. leachii var. graeca (from the Museum in Goteborg) and B.Expand
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A contribution to the biology and ecology of the threatened species Anisus vorticulus (Troschel, 1834) (Gastropoda : Pulmonata : Planorbidae)
Our investigation revealed that Anisus vorticulus is characterized by interesting ecological and biological features. It is a robust species which tolerates frozen over waters in winter and dryExpand
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