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Direct Research Journal of Agriculture and Food Science (DRJAFS) Vol.3 (11), pp. 206-210, November 2015
ISSN: 2354-4147

First record of two species from land snails, Monachaobstracta and Eobaniavermiculata in Sohag Governorate, Egypt
Article Number: DRJA17085252
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Original Research Article


Abd El-Aleem, S.S. Desoky1; Ahmed, A. Sallam1 and Talat M. M. Abd El-Rahman2


1Plant protection department, faculty of Agriculture, Sohag University, Egypt.

2 Plant protection department, faculty of Agriculture, Al-Azhar University,Branch Assiut, Egypt.


date Received: October 5, 2015     date Accepted: November 4, 2015     date Published: November 14, 2015

Abstract

The present work was aimed to identify of terrestrial gastropods species in Sohag Governorate during 2014/2015 season. The Results showed that found first record of two species of land snails, Monachaobstracta (Montagu), and Eobaniavermiculata (Muller) in the study areas. These results to be used in the development of a future plan in effective strategy for implementation of land snails management programs in cultivated and newly reclaimed agro ecosystems in Egypt.

 


Keywords: First record, terrestrial gastropods, land snails, Monachaobstracta, Eobaniavermiculata.