Austropeplea ollula

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Austropeplea ollula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Hygrophila
Superfamily: Lymnaeoidea
Family: Lymnaeidae
Genus: Austropeplea
Species: A. ollula
Binomial name
Austropeplea ollula
(Gould, 1859)[citation needed]

Austropeplea ollula is a species of air-breathing freshwater snail, an aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Lymnaeidae, the pond snails.

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in:

Parasites[edit]

In Korea, Austropeplea ollula serves as a first and main intermediate host for the trematode species Echinostoma cinetorchis from the family Echinostomatidae.[2]

Austropeplea ollula also serves as first intermediate host for the fluke Neodiplostomum seoulense in Korea.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Correa, A. C.; Escobar, J. S.; Durand, P.; Renaud, F. O.; David, P.; Jarne, P.; Pointier, J. P.; Hurtrez-Boussès, S. (2010). "Bridging gaps in the molecular phylogeny of the Lymnaeidae (Gastropoda: Pulmonata), vectors of Fascioliasis". BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 381. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-381. PMC 3013105. PMID 21143890.  edit
  2. ^ Chung, P. R.; Jung, Y.; Park, Y. K.; Hwang, M. K. (2001). "Austropeplea ollula (Pulmonata: Lymnaeidae): A new molluscan intermediate host of a human intestinal fluke, Echinostoma cinetorchis (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) in Korea". The Korean Journal of Parasitology 39 (3): 247–253. doi:10.3347/kjp.2001.39.3.247. PMC 2721074. PMID 11590915.  edit
  3. ^ Chung P-R., Jung Y., Park Y-K.& Hwang M-K. (2002) "Host specificity of Austropeplea ollula (Gastropoda: Lymnaeidae) to miracidial infection with a human intestinal fluke Neodiplostomum seoulense (Trematoda: Diplostomatidae) in Korea". The Journal of parasitology 88(3): 630-631. abstract

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