Recent range expansion of an intermediate host for animal schistosome parasites in the Indo-Australian Archipelago: phylogeography of the freshwater gastropod Indoplanorbis exustus in South and Southeast Asia

@inproceedings{GauffreAutelin2017RecentRE,
  title={Recent range expansion of an intermediate host for animal schistosome parasites in the Indo-Australian Archipelago: phylogeography of the freshwater gastropod Indoplanorbis exustus in South and Southeast Asia},
  author={Pauline Gauffre-Autelin and Thomas von Rintelen and Bj{\"o}rn Stelbrink and Christian Albrecht},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
  year={2017}
}
The planorbid snail Indoplanorbis exustus is the sole intermediate host for the Schistosoma indicum species group, trematode parasites responsible for cattle schistosomiasis and human cercarial dermatitis. This freshwater snail is widely distributed in Southern Asia, ranging from Iran to China eastwards including India and from the southeastern Himalayas to… CONTINUE READING