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Table 3 Measurements of shell and reproductive organs of Biomphalaria straminea collected from different localities in southern China (Mean ± SD)

From: Morphological and molecular characterization of invasive Biomphalaria straminea in southern China

Locality name Shell Anatomy
Diameter Height Height/Diameter Aperture height Spire diameter PS length/PP length PD
Donghu Park 7.59 ± 0.45 2.96 ± 0.14 0.39 ± 0.02 3.07 ± 0.18 2.82 ± 0.28 1.24 ± 0.08 20.6 ± 2.3
Shahexi Road 9.16 ± 0.75 3.51 ± 0.26 0.38 ± 0.02 3.70 ± 0.33 3.37 ± 0.44 1.32 ± 0.17 15.2 ± 2.88
Guihua Road 9.70 ± 0.93 3.45 ± 0.34 0.36 ± 0.02 3.73 ± 0.30 3.45 ± 0.50 1.24 ± 0.12 13.4 ± 0.89
Hubin Road 8.24 ± 0.38 3.03 ± 0.14 0.37 ± 0.02 3.31 ± 0.23 2.80 ± 0.37 1.35 ± 0.10 12.2 ± 1.4
Jinkui 8.36 ± 0.30 3.04 ± 0.14 0.36 ± 0.01 3.40 ± 0.14 2.69 ± 0.26 1.41 ± 0.28 10.8 ± 0.83
Tuyang 8.41 ± 0.40 2.97 ± 0.21 0.35 ± 0.02 3.48 ± 0.24 3.16 ± 0.33 1.32 ± 0.19 14.8 ± 0.83
  1. PS Penis sheath, PP Preputium, PD Prostate diverticula