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Research Article

Characterization of South American Snails of the Genus Biomphalaria (Basommatophora: Planorbidae) and Schistosoma mansoni (Platyhelminthes: Trematoda) in Molluscs by PCR-RFLP

Table 1

Molluscs of the genus Biomphalaria present in Latin America.

SpeciesGeographical distributionSusceptibility to Schistosoma mansoni

Biomphalaria amazonica, Paraense 1966Brazil, Bolivia, ColombiaEI

Biomphalaria andecola (Orbigny, 1835)Bolivia, Peru, ChileNI

Biomphalaria cousini Paraense, 1966Brazil, EcuadorEI

Biomphalaria edisoni (Estrada et al., 2006)ColombiaNI

Biomphalaria equatoria (Cousin, 1887)EcuadorNI

Biomphalaria glabrata (Say, 1818)Antigua, Brazil, Curacao, Dominica, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Haiti, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Saint Lucia, Suriname, VenezuelaS

Biomphalaria havanensis (Pfeiffer, 1839)Haiti, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, VenezuelaEI

Biomphalaria helophila (Orbigny, 1835)Peru, Cuba, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Belize, Haiti, Mexico, Saint Thomas, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Barbados, NicaraguaEI

Biomphalaria intermedia (Paraense & Deslandes, 1962)Brazil, ArgentineNS

Biomphalaria kuhniana (Clessin, 1883)Suriname, Brazil, Venezuela, Panama, ColombiaNS

Biomphalaria nicaraguana (Morelet, 1851)NicaraguaNI

Biomphalaria occidentalis Paraense, 1981Brazil, Paraguay, ArgentineNS

Biomphalaria oligoza Paraense, 1974Bolivia, Brazil, ArgentineEI

Biomphalaria orbignyi Paraense, 1975Argentine, UruguayEI

Biomphalaria obstructa (Morelet, 1849)Mexico, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Belize, CubaNS

Biomphalaria pallida (Adams, 1846)Jamaica, CubaNI

Biomphalaria peregrina (Orbigny, 1835)Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Argentine, ColombiaEI

Biomphalaria prona (Martens, 1873)VenezuelaS

Biomphalaria schrammi (Crosse, 1864)French Guiana, Guadeloupe, BrazilNS

Biomphalaria sericea (Dunker, 1848)EcuadorEI

Biomphalaria straminea (Dunker, 1848)Venezuela, Suriname, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentine, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Dominican Republic, Trinidad, Uruguay, Costa RicaS

Biomphalaria subprona (Martens, 1899)Mexico, GuatemalaNI

Biomphalaria tenagophila (Orbigny, 1835)Argentine, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, Peru, BoliviaS

Biomphalaria tenagophila guaibensis Paraense, 1984Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, ArgentineNS

Biomphalaria trigyra (Philippi, 1869)Peru, EcuadorNS

a: susceptible = S; not susceptible = NS; experimental infection = EI; not information = NI.

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