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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

Print version ISSN 0101-8175

Rev. Bras. Zool. vol.10 no.3 Curitiba  1993 

Moluscos de importância econômica no Brasil. II Subulinidae, Subulina octona (Bruguiére) (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Stylommatophora)


Molluscs of economic importance in Brazil. II Subulinidae, Subulina octona (Bruguiére) (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Stylommatophora)



José Luiz de B. AraújoI; Elizabeth Cristina de A. BessaII

IDepartamento de Parasitologia Animal, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, 23851-970 Itaguaí, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Bolsista da CAPES
IIBióloga. Bolsista do CNPq




A study of the anatomy of Subulina octona, mainly the genital and digestive systems, was undertaken in order to obtain additional data on the taxonomic position in the genus Subulina. The importance of the species as intermediate host for several helminths which occur in Brazil was also discussed.

Key words: Mollusca, Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Stylommatophora, Subulina octona



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Recebido em 31.XII.1991; aceito em 25.XI.1993.

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