Monograph on "Lithoglyphopsis" aperta, the snail host of Mekong River schistosomiasis.

  title={Monograph on "Lithoglyphopsis" aperta, the snail host of Mekong River schistosomiasis.},
  author={G. Michael Davis and Viroj Kitikoon and Paradee Temcharoen},
  volume={15 2},
We discuss the morphology, histology, ecology, distribution, systematics, and evolutionary relationships of "Lithoglyphopsis" aperta Temcharoen, the snail host of Mekong River Schistosoma sp., and part of a vast, complex, endemic hydrobid fauna consisting of 11 genera and over 80 species. "L" aperta is a member of the Hydrobiidae (as broadly outlined by Fretter & Graham, 1962), subfamily Triculinae (as defined by Davis, 1968b). "L" aperta cannot be assigned to Ltihoglyphopsis because its shell… CONTINUE READING


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