The Giant African Snail, Achatina fulica (Gastropoda: Achatinidae): Using Bioclimatic Models to Identify South American Areas Susceptible to Invasion

@inproceedings{Vogler2013TheGA,
  title={The Giant African Snail, Achatina fulica (Gastropoda: Achatinidae): Using Bioclimatic Models to Identify South American Areas Susceptible to Invasion},
  author={Roberto Eugenio Vogler and Ariel An{\'i}bal Beltramino and Mariano Miguel Sede and Diego E. Guti{\'e}rrez Gregoric and V. N{\'u}{\~n}ez and Alejandra Rumi},
  year={2013}
}
Abstract. The best way to reduce problems related to invasive species is by preventing introductions into potentially susceptible areas. The purpose of this study was to create distribution models for the invasive gastropod Achatina fulica Bowdich, 1822 in South America in order to evaluate its potential geographic distribution and identify areas at potential risk. This mollusc, considered one of the 100 world's worst invasive alien species, is the focus of intense concern due to its impact… 
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