EPPO Global Database

Biomphalaria alexandrina alexandrina(BIOMAA)

Overview
Last modification: 2004-04-07

Basic information
  • EPPO code: BIOMAA
  • Preferred name: Biomphalaria alexandrina alexandrina
  • Authority: (Ehrenberg)

Notes

B. alexandrina is the intermediate host of Schistosoma mansoni, causing intestinal schistosomisasis, in Egypt.


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Biomphalaria alexandrina (Ehrenberg)
Planorbis alexandrinus Ehrenberg
Planorbis boissyi Potiez & Michaud