PMID: 6882063Apr 1, 1983

Bulinus senegalensis (Mollusca: Planorbidae) in northern Nigeria

Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
C BettertonC A Wright


Surveys in the South Chad Irrigation Project Area have revealed the presence of substantial populations of the important potential snail host for Schistosoma haematobium, Bulinus senegalensis. This is the first confirmed record of this species outside the Senegambian region and the habitats in which it occurs differ from those previously reported. The implications of this finding for the epidemiology of S. haematobium in the Sahel region are discussed.


Jan 1, 1981·Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene·P H Goll
Jul 1, 1956·Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene·S R SMITHERS

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