Melanoides tuberculata
Melanoides tuberculata
(red-rim melania)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

22 results for Melanoides tuberculata (red-rim melania)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
1840 Melanoides tuberculata Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Melanoides tuberculata feeds on the eggs of the endangered fountain darter (Etheostoma... 24882
1841 Melanoides tuberculata Predation/Herbivory Experimental Laboratory Melanoides tuberculata readily feeds on the egg masses of native snails in the laboratory. 32630
1884 Melanoides tuberculata Competition Observational Field Melanoides tuberculata has been shown to outcompete and replace native Biomphalaria snails. 33350
1885 Melanoides tuberculata Competition Observational Laboratory Due to this species' life history, it is able to reach incredibly high densitities for long periods... 33351
1886 Melanoides tuberculata Competition Observational N/A Due to this species' life history and species intreactions, it is successful at outcompeteting and... 33352
1920 Melanoides tuberculata Habitat Alteration Observational Field The introduction of this species in the Caribbean has affected the native hermit crab shell-use and... 32887
1921 Melanoides tuberculata Habitat Alteration Observational Field This species reaches incredibly high densities (10,000 m^2) and covers and dominates many areas. 9282
1922 Melanoides tuberculata Habitat Alteration Observational Laboratory Due to this species' life history, it is able to reach incredibly high densitities for long periods... 33351
1970 Melanoides tuberculata Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Red-rim melania is a host of the parasite Philophthalmus sp., which infects waterfowl, and... 33299
1971 Melanoides tuberculata Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Carrier of the human lung fluke (Paragoninius westermani), which causes paragonimiasis. 29540
1972 Melanoides tuberculata Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Anecdotal N/A Carrier of Clonorchis sinensi, the Chinese liverfluke, which infects both fishes and humans. 14061
1973 Melanoides tuberculata Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Carrier of Philophthalmus gralli, the avian eye fluke, that commonly infects waterfowl. 33301
1974 Melanoides tuberculata Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Melanoides tuberculata is an intermediate host for the trematode parasite Centrocestus... 33302
1975 Melanoides tuberculata Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Melanoides tuberculata is an intermediate host for the trematode parasite Centrocestus... 33302
1976 Melanoides tuberculata Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Melanoides tuberculata introduces novel parasites that are shown to be of high impact, in... 24593
2001 Melanoides tuberculata Recreation Anecdotal N/A Melanoides tuberculata is an intermediate host for the trematode parasite Centrocestus... 14054
2016 Melanoides tuberculata Aquaculture/Agriculture Anecdotal N/A Melanoides tuberculata is an intermediate host for the trematode parasite Centrocestus... 14054
2017 Melanoides tuberculata Aquaculture/Agriculture Anecdotal N/A Melanoides tuberculata is an intermediate host for the trematode parasite Centrocestus... 24879
2025 Melanoides tuberculata Human Health Observational Field Carrier of the human lung fluke (Paragoninius westermani), which causes paragonimiasis. 29540
2026 Melanoides tuberculata Human Health Anecdotal N/A Carrier of Clonorchis sinensi, the Chinese liverfluke, which infects both fishes and humans. 14061
2745 Melanoides tuberculata Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Nonnative Melanoides tuberculata eat the eggs, and might help to control the population... 386
3549 Melanoides tuberculata Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Melanoides tuberculata is a primary intermediate host for the gill trematode Centrocestus... 34108

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