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Table 1 Number (and percentage) of collection points with identified specimens of each Biomphalaria morphotype before (initial) and after this study (final)

From: Evaluation and updating of the Medical Malacology Collection (Fiocruz-CMM) using molecular taxonomy

Morphotype Initial collection points (%) Final collection points (%)
Biomphalaria amazonica Paraense 1966a 9 (0.7) 7 (0.6)
Biomphalaria cousini Paraense 1966b 4 (0.3) 4 (0.3)
Biomphalaria edisoni Estrada et al., 2006 2 (0.2) 2 (0.2)
Biomphalaria glabrata (Say, 1818) 331 (27.6) 382 (31.8)
Biomphalaria havanensis (Pfeiffer, 1839) 6 (0.5) 20 (1.7)
Biomphalaria intermedia Paraense & Deslandes, 1962 21 (1.75) 40 (3.3)
Biomphalaria kuhniana (Clessin, 1883) 19 (1.6) 23 (1.9)
Biomphalaria obstructa (Morelet, 1849)a 4 (0.3) -
Biomphalaria occidentalis Paraense, 1981 23 (1.9) 30 (2.5)
Biomphalaria oligoza Paraense, 1974 3 (0.2) 10 (0.8)
Biomphalaria orbignyi Paraense, 1975 - 1 (0.1)
Biomphalaria peregrina (Orbigny, 1835) 116 (9.7) 208 (17.3)
Biomphalaria prona (Martens, 1873) 6 (0.5) 6 (0.5)
Biomphalaria schrammi (Crosse, 1864) 14 (1.2) 20 (1.7)
Biomphalaria aff. stramineab - 4 (0.3)
Biomphalaria straminea (Dunker, 1848) 198 (16.5) 266 (22.2)
Biomphalaria tenagophila (Argentina)c - 6 (0.5)
Biomphalaria tenagophila (Orbigny, 1835) 96 (8) 111 (9.2)
Biomphalaria temascalensis (Rangel-Ruiz, 1987)a 1 (0.1) -
Biomphalaria tenagophila guaibensis Paraense, 1984 14 (1.2) 23 (1.9)
Unidentified 333 (27.8) 37 (3.1)
Total 1,200 (100) 1,200 (100)
  1. aJunior synonym of Biomphalaria havanensis.
  2. bSpecimens morphologically similar to Biomphalaria straminea and originating from Espinillar, Uruguay, the type locality of Biomphalaria aff. straminea.
  3. cSpecimens morphologically identical to Biomphalaria tenagophila but with a distinct molecular profile.