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PARAENSE, W Lobato. Biomphalaria subprona (Martens, 1899) (Gastropoda: Planorbidae). Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz [online]. 1996, vol.91, n.2, pp.187-190. ISSN 0074-0276.

A description is given of the shell, head-foot, pulmonary wall, reproductive system and radula of Biomphalaria subprona (Martens, 1899). A diagnosis between it and two other congeneric species under 10 mm in shell diameter occurring in Middle America (Biomphalaria helophila and B. schrammi) is presented.

Keywords : Biomphalaria subprona; Biomphalaria helophila; Biomphalaria schrammi; morphology; taxonomy; Guatemala.

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