Specimen Information

Biomphalaria havanensis
Biomphalaria havanensis
(ghost ramshorn)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1613715
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusBiomphalaria
Specieshavanensis
Common Nameghost ramshorn
StateMS
CountyNoxubee
LocalityNoxubee County, commercial catfish farm
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeCounty
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33509
Author:Rosser, T. G., N.R. Alberson, L.H. Khoo, E.T. Woodyard, D.J. Wise, L.M. Pote, M.J. and Griffin
Date:2016
Title:Biomphalaria havanensis is a natural first intermediate host for the Trematode Bolbophorus damnificus in commercial catfish production in Mississippi.
Journal:North American Journal of Aquaculture
Volume:78
Pages:189-192
Commentssnails were collected for experiment
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected804


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