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Definition of the noun Achatina fulica

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Achatina fulica is a species of Achatina, described by Ferussac in 1821.

Achatina fulica is a kind of Achatina, described by Ferussac in 1821.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Biological Invasions (2011)

by Dr. Daniel Simberloff, Dr. Marcel Rejmanek

The giant African snail, Lissachatina fulica (formerly Achatina fUlica ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Islands (2009)

by Rosemary G. Gillespie, D. A. Clague

government responded under pressure from residents to control the invasive giant African land snail, Achatina fulica, despite incomplete biocontrol trials and the fact that the snails do not share the same home range. Although A. fulica did ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

The giant African snail (Achatina fulica) is commonly kept in UK schools to show to biology class pupils; however, it is a potential human health risk. Thirdstage larvae of Angiostrongylus cantonensis, passed out in rats' faeces, are infective for ...

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Achatina fulica African giant snail. Often causing much damage to paddy and vegetable crops. Achene (1) A small dry, hard, one chambered, one seeded indehiscent fruit, as in back wheat, lettuce and spinach, commonly referred to as a seed ...

Google previewMini Science Encyclopedia (5th Edition) (2008)

Garden snails (Achatina fulica) are commonly found in gardens where there is moisture and shade. They grow easily and are in fact considered as pests. A few snails can do much damage to your beautiful young leaves. But keeping a few ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

GIANT AFRICAN-SNAIL Achatina fulica Bowdich [Stylommatophora: Achatinidae] . Endemic to Africa and spread through Pacific by Japanese soldiers during WWII .

Google previewConcise Illustrated Dictionary of Biocontrol Terms (2015)

by Vladimir V. Gouli, Svetlana Y. Gouli, Jose A.P. Marcelino

for control of the alien African giant land snail, Achatina fulica. Eulophid family of wasps, Eulophidae, in the order Hymenoptera; one of the most important groups from the perspective of biological ...

Google previewA New Bislama Dictionary (2003)

by Terry Crowley

snail (especially giant African snail Achatina fulica, an introduced pest) ...

Google previewDictionary of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (1998)

by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava

Giant African Snail: Achatina fulica. This is the largest known land snail with a maximum shell length of about 19.68 cm. It is a native of East Africa, but now has reached many parts of the world. It is the most important land snail pest known to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Zoos (2001)

by Catharine E. Bell

In the late 19605, the first link in this chain of events appeared in the form of the giant African snail (Achatina fulica). Introduced to the Polynesian Islands as a human food source, the giant African land snail soon increased its geographical ...

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