Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 5

First Record of Planorbella Duryi (Wether by, 1879) (Gastropoda: Planorbidae) (= Helisoma Duryi Wether by, 1879) in Jutiapa, Guatemala

Lorenzo Diéguez Fernández, Milton V Monzón Muñoz, David del Valle Laveaga, Jaime A Juarez Sandoval, Rigoberto Fimia Duarte*, Irismarys Sosa Cabrera and Adolfo E Pérez Arruti

Department of Higiene y Epidemiología, University of Medical Sciences of Villa Clara, Cuba

*Corresponding Author: Rigoberto Fimia Duarte, Department of Higiene y Epidemiología, University of Medical Sciences of Villa Clara, Cuba.

Received: March 24, 2022; Published: April 29, 2022


The presence of the freshwater mollusk Planorbella duryi (Gastropoda Planorbidae) (=Helisoma duryi Wetherby, 1879) in Jutiapa Department (Guatemala) is reported for the first time. The seven specimens with different stages of growth were captured in the Güija Lagoon belonging to the "El Güayabo" Village, Asunción Mita municipality.

Keywords: Freshwater Mollusk; Jutiapa; Planorbella Duryi; Specimens


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Citation: Rigoberto Fimia Duarte., et al. “First Record of Planorbella Duryi (Wether by, 1879) (Gastropoda: Planorbidae) (= Helisoma Duryi Wether by, 1879) in Jutiapa, Guatemala".Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.5 (2022): 92-94.


Copyright: © 2022 Rigoberto Fimia Duarte., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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