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

8 results for Melanoides tuberculata (red-rim melania)

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