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Radula and mandible of Biomphalaria (Planorbidae) of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Author(s):
Rossignoli, Thays De Jesus [1] ; Tuan, Roseli [2] ; Ohlweiler, Fernanda Pires [1]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] SUCEN, Lab Malacol Divisao Programas Especiais, Rua Cardeal Arcoverde 2878, BR-05408003 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
[2] SUCEN, Lab Bioquim & Biol Mol, Rua Paula Souza 166, BR-01027000 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: AMERICAN MALACOLOGICAL BULLETIN; v. 36, n. 1, p. 125-139, MAY 2018.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

The radular apparatus of Biomphalaria occidentalis Paraense, 1981, Biomphalaria oligoza Paraense, 1971, Biomphalaria peregrina (d'Orbigny, 1835), Biomphalaria schrammi (Crosse, 1864) and Biomphalaria tenagophila (d'Orbigny, 1835) from the Metropolitan Region of Sao Paulo, Brazil were analyzed from Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) micrographs. The data support the usage of characters of central, lateral and intermediate teeth in the species identification of Biomphalaria. The use of SEM provided additional quantitative and structural details to radula descriptions, which are extremely important for elucidating the taxonomy of Biomphalaria species. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 15/05719-9 - Study on the occurrence of Biomphalaria Preston, 1910 (Mollusca: Planorbidae) and identification of risk areas for Schistosoma mansoni Sambon transmission, 1907 in the basin of the High Tiete, São Paulo, Brazil
Grantee:Fernanda Pires Ohlweiler
Support type: Regular Research Grants