Melanoides tuberculata
Melanoides tuberculata
(red-rim melania)

2 results for Melanoides tuberculata (red-rim melania)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
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

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