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Banding pattern and shape morphology variations on shells of the invasive giant African land snail Achatina fulica (Bowdich 1822) from the Philippines.

  title={Banding pattern and shape morphology variations on shells of the invasive giant African land snail Achatina fulica (Bowdich 1822) from the Philippines.},
  author={Jade Marie M. Sobrepe{\~n}a and Cesar G. Demayo},
  journal={Annals of Biological Research},
One of the most notable variations observed in the morphology of the invasive giant African land snail Achatinafulica is the different banding patterns and shell shape morphology. This study aims to assess the correlation of shell shape and banding patterns among populations of A. fulica.  Samples were collected from 15 different provinces in the Philippines. A total of 14 banding patterns were assigned based on the streaks observed on the body whorl. Generally, relative warp analysis showed… Expand

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