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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 97, No. 6, 2002, pp. 793-796
Bioline Code: oc02152
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 97, No. 6, 2002, pp. 793-796

 en A Potential Snail Host of Schistosomiasis in Bolivia: Biomphalaria amazonica check for this species in other resources Paraense, 1966
JP Pointier; WL Paraense; RJ DeJong; ES Loker; MD Bargues & S Mas-Coma

Abstract

Biomphalaria amazonica check for this species in other resources Paraense, 1996 was collected from a permanent pond in the outskirts of the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz. Identification of the collected specimens was made by comparison with the original description of the species and with topotypic material in the collection of Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. Phylogenetic analysis confirmed that these Bolivian specimens belong to B. amazonica .

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Biomphalaria amazonica check for this species in other resources - Bolivia

 
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