An Acad Bras Cienc 2021 31;93(2):e20190691. Epub 2021 May 31.
Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Pavilhão Adolfo Lutz, Laboratório de Referência Nacional para Esquistossomose - Malacologia, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Avenida Brasil, 4365, Manguinhos, 21040-360 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.
Our main objective was to perform a preliminary survey of the non-marine gastropods at the Estação Biológica Fiocruz Mata Atlântica (EFMA) and its adjacent urban areas, also considering samples from other localities of the Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca received as donation, in Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. Infection by larval helminths of medical and veterinary importance was also investigated in 348 specimens of five freshwater species and two specimens of the terrestrial species Achatina fulica. In all, 584 samples of molluscs from 34 collection sites were obtained. Read More