Achatina fulica

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Achatina fulica

Taxonavigation[edit]

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Gastropoda
Subclassis: Orthogastropoda
Superordo: Heterobranchia
Ordo: Pulmonata
Subordo: Eupulmonata
Clade: Stylommatophora
Cladus: Orthurethra
Informal group: Sigmurethra
Superfamilia: Achatinoidea
Familia: Achatinidae
Subfamilia: Achatininae
Genus: Achatina
Subgenus: Achatina (Lissachatina)
Species: Achatina fulica
Subspecies: A. f. hamillei – A. f. rodatzi – A. f. sinistrosa – A. f. umbilicata

Name[edit]

Achatina fulica (Bowdich, 1822)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Lissachatina fulica (Bowdich 1822)

References[edit]

  • Abbott, R.T. 1989. Compendium of landshells: a colour guide to more than 2,000 of the World’s Terrestrial Shells. American Malacologists Inc., Burlington, USA. 240 pp.
  • Barker, G.M. 2001. Gastropods on land: Phylogeny, diversity and adaptive morphology. Pp. 1-146. En: G. M. Barker (Ed.), The biology of terrestrial molluscs. CABI Publishing. Wallingford, Oxon, UK.
  • Bequaert, C.J. 1950. Studies in the Achatinidae group of African land snails. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 105(1): 1-216.
  • Cowie, R.H. & A.C. Robinson. 2003. The decline of native pacific island faunas: changes in status of the land snails of Samoa through the 20th century. Biological Conservation 110(1): 55-65.
  • DUN, G. S. 1967. The giant snail. Papua and New Guinea Agricultural Journal 18(1): 123-125.
  • Eston, M.R., G.V. Menezes, A.Z. Antunez, A.S.R. SANTOS e A.M.R. SANTOS. 2006. Espécie invasora em unidade de conservação: Achatina fulica (Bowdich, 1822) no Parque Estadual Carlos Botelho, Sete Barras, SP, Brasil (Nota Científica). Revista do Instituto Florestal de São Paulo 18: 173-179.
  • Fischer, M.L. & E. Colley 2005. Espécie invasora em reservas naturais: caracterização da população de Achatina fulica Bowdich, 1822 (Mollusca-Achatinidae) na Ilha Rasa, Guaraqueçaba, Paraná, Brasil. Biota Neotropica 5(1): 1-18.
  • Fischer, M.L., M. Simiáo, E. Colley, R.D. Zenni, D.A.T. Silva & N. Latoski. 2006. O caramujo exótico invasor na vegetação nativa em Morretes, PR: diagnóstico da população de Achatina fulica Bowdich, 1822 em um fragmento de Floresta Ombrófila Densa aluvial. Biota Neotropica 6(2): 1-4.
  • Fonseca, M.G. & L.R. Nascimento 2004. Occurrence of Achatina fulica Bowdich, 1822 (Gastropoda: Achatinidae) in three municipalities in the north region of São Paulo state, Brazil. Arquivos do Instituto Biologico 71: 654-655.
  • Martínez Escarbassiere, Rafael., y Martínez Moreno, Enrique. 1997. Nota Acerca De La Achatina (Lissachatina) Fulica (Bowdich, 1822), Peligroso Caracol Africano (Pulmonata Achatinidae) Introducido En Venezuela. Acta Biologica Venezuelica 17(1):37-40. ISSN 0001-5326
  • Martínez Escarbassiere, Rafael., Martínez, Enrique O. Y Castillo, Otto. 2008. Distribución Geográfica De Achatina (Lissachatina) Fulica (Bowdich, 1882) (Gastropoda-Stylommatophora- Achatinidae) En Venezuela. Memoria De La Fundación La Salle De Ciencias 68(169): 93-106. ISSN 0037-8518 PDF ISSN 0037-8518.
  • Mead, R. A. 1979b. Anatomical Studies In The African Achatinidae - A Preliminary Report. Malacologia 18(1-2): 133-138.
  • {{aut|Pawson, P. A.)) & R. Chase. 1984. The life cycle and reproductive activity of Achatina fulica (Bowdich) in laboratory and culture. Journal of Molluscan Studies 97(11): 25-42.
  • Raut, S. K.}y G. M. Barker. 2002. Achatina fulica Bowdich and other Achatinidae as pests in tropical agriculture. Pp. 55-114. En: G. M. Barker (Ed.), Molluscs as crop pests. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, Oxon, UK.
  • Schotman, C.Y. L.989. Data sheet on the giant African snail Achatina fulica Bowdich (Mollusca: Achatinidae). Pp. 16-21. En: PROVEG-19. FAO Regional Office of Latin America and the Caribbean Plant Quarantine Action Programme.
  • Teles, H. M. S., J. F. Vaz, L. R. Fontes e M. F. Domingos. 1997. Registro de Achatina fulica Bowdich, 1822 (Mollusca, Gastropoda) no Brasil: Caramujo hospedeiro intermediário da angiostrongilíase. Revista de Saúde Pública 31(3): 310-312.
  • Thiengo, T. C., F. A. Faraco, N. C. Salgado, R. H. Cowie & M. A. Fernandez. 2006. Rapid spread of an invasive snail in South America: the giant African snail, Achatina fulica, in Brasil. Biological Invasions 9(6): 693-702.

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Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Reuse-landslak
Deutsch: Afrikanische Riesenschnecke
English: Giant African land snail, giant african snail
español: Achatina, Caracol gigante africano
français: Achatine, escargot giant d'Afrique
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