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MILWARD-DE-ANDRADE, Roberto; CARVALHO, Omar dos Santos  and  GUIMARAES, Carlos Tito. Some bioecological data regarding Pomacea haustrum (Reeve, 1856) predator-competitor of intermediate hosts of Schistosoma mansoni Sambon, 1907. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1978, vol.12, n.1, pp.78-89. ISSN 1518-8787.

Observations carried out in the laboratory and the field (Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil) offered the following biological and ecological informations Pomacea haustrum (Reeve, 1853), mollusk pilid, predator and competitor of Schistosoma mansoni intermediary host.

Keywords : Pomacea haustrum; Schistosoma mansoni; Schistasomiasis [biological control].

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