Update on the occurrence and dispersion of the Achatina (Lissachatina) fulica Bowdich, 1822 (Mollusca, Gastropoda) snail within the Federal District, Brazil

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  • Lígia Cristina Cazarin-Oliveira Centro UnB Cerrado, Universidade de Brasília
  • Leonardo Pereira Fraga Centro UnB Cerrado, Universidade de Brasília
  • Manoela Volkweis Lombardi Universidade de Brasília
  • Fabiana Sperb Volkweis Centro Universitário do Planalto Central Apparecido dos Santos
  • Maria Júlia Martins-Silva Universidade de Brasília

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17648/heringeriana.v15i1.917953

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giant African snail, mollusks, invasive species, Federal District, Brazil

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Achatina (Lissachatina) fulica is present in most Brazilian States. This paper aims at providing a diagnosis of the occurrence and dispersion of A. fulica in the Distrito Federal. Pages and posts for social medias were created to identify areas of A. fulica occurrences. In addition, interviews and active searches at commercial plant nurseries were undertaken. Collection took place from March 2019 to February 2020 and January 2021. The sampled areas were categorized into commercial nurseries, Paranoá Lake shore, other urban areas, and agricultural areas. Commercial nurseries were identified as the main sources of A. fulica in the Distrito Federal

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2021-08-23

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Cazarin-Oliveira, L. C., Pereira Fraga, L., Volkweis Lombardi, M., Sperb Volkweis, F., & Martins-Silva, M. J. (2021). Update on the occurrence and dispersion of the Achatina (Lissachatina) fulica Bowdich, 1822 (Mollusca, Gastropoda) snail within the Federal District, Brazil. Heringeriana, 15(1), 87-95. https://doi.org/10.17648/heringeriana.v15i1.917953

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