The unusual life-history of Daubaylia potomaca (Nematoda: Cephalobidae ) in Australorbis glabratus and in certain other fresh-water snails

@inproceedings{Chernin1962TheUL,
  title={The unusual life-history of Daubaylia potomaca (Nematoda: Cephalobidae ) in Australorbis glabratus and in certain other fresh-water snails},
  author={Eli Chernin and Caryl A. Dunavan},
  year={1962}
}
Natural infection with the cephalobid nematode, Daubaylia potomaca , is reported in Helisoma antrosum pericarinatum ( = H. anceps pericarinatum ) collected in the vicinity of the University of Michigan Biological Station on Douglas Lake, Cheboygan, Michigan. The life-cycle of D. potomaca , which appears to be unique, has been determined and reproduced experimentally utilizing Australorbis glabratus and other snails as hosts. The cycle involves escape from the host by gravid females, invasion by… CONTINUE READING