Indoplanorbis exustus (Deshayes, 1834)

Ng, Ting Hui, Dulipat, Jasrul, Foon, Junn Kitt, Lopes-Lima, Manuel, Alexandra Zieritz, & Liew, Thor-Seng, 2017, A preliminary checklist of the freshwater snails of Sabah (Malaysian Borneo) deposited in the BORNEENSIS collection, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, ZooKeys 673, pp. 105-123: 106

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.673.12544

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:EACC134E-B3FD-4545-B5DC-DD79E81EE9BD

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/06AB0327-5A9C-8AC0-041E-8E26583FF732

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scientific name

Indoplanorbis exustus (Deshayes, 1834)
status

 

Indoplanorbis exustus (Deshayes, 1834)  Figure 3E

Material examined.

BOR/MOL6716, BOR/MOL8681.

Distribution and habitat.

Collected from rivers in Tawau and Tuaran.

Remarks.

Indoplanorbis exustus  has a wide distribution across Asia and is an intermediate host of zoonotic parasites ( Liu et al., 2010). In Peninsular Malaysia, the species has been shown to host Schistosoma spindale  , that causes cercarial dermatitis in infected humans ( Chiew et al. 2009). The snail was not recorded from Tuaran in the 1970's ( Lim et al. 1976), and both lots in BORNEENSIS were only collected in 2016.