marsh rams-horn snail, Planorbella trivolvis  (Stylommatophora: Planorbidae) - 1316044

marsh rams-horn snail
Planorbella trivolvis (Say, 1817)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: The ram's horn snail, Planorbella trivolvis, is a carrier of the Bolbophorus trematodes that infect farm-raised catfish. Two snails are seen here in their natural environment, on aquatic vegetation under water.
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Image location: United States

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Name: Scott Bauer
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Monday, March 03, 2003
Image Information last updated on Monday, December 11, 2006