EPPO Global Database

Biomphalaria pfeifferi pfeifferi(BIOMPP)

Overview
Last modification: 2004-04-07

Basic information
  • EPPO code: BIOMPP
  • Preferred name: Biomphalaria pfeifferi pfeifferi
  • Authority: (Krauss)

Notes

B. pfeifferi is the intermediate host of Schistosoma mansoni, causing intestinam schistosomiasis,  in southern Africa.


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Biomphalaria pfeifferi (Krauss)
Planorbis madagascariensis Smith
Planorbis pfeifferi Krauss